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Study Supports What ELL Teachers Have Been Saying For Years – Surround Yourself With New Language


Learn a New Lingo While Doing Something Else is the headline of an article in Scientific American today about a new study.

It basically says that you’ll improve your new language skills just by having the audio in the background even if you’re not explicitly listening.

Here’s an excerpt:


Many language teachers have been telling their students this piece of info for years. It’s always nice, though, to get research backing-up common practices.

I’m adding this info to The Best Listening Sites For English Language Learners.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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