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|Advisor:||Brown, James D.|
|Abstract:||This paper surveys the principal findings of research in academic listening and their implications for teachers and second language learners. Research focused on academic listening for non-native users of a language has been concerned with (a) the nature of academic speech in lectures (lecture style), structure and content, including aspects of use of visuals, and factors influencing the comprehension of lecture content); (b) the processes second language learners undergo while listening (goals, strategies, construction of acquisition of the second language; and (d0 the training of second language learners as listeners in academic contexts.|
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