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#10: How to listen -8

    When you practice listening, you would be better not to use the script at first place. Especially if you have studied the grammar to some extent, you should avoid the script.

    The reason is that if you have studied the grammar or you are not the beginner of your language learning, the meanings of the language are put onto the letter and you have a trick of getting the meanings from the letters. So when you practice listening using some script, you cannot get the meanings from the sounds but from the letters, and you can never become to be able to listen to or understand your second language well.

    In the early period of your listening practice, you should concentrate the sounds not only to be used to the sounds but also to get the meanings from your hearing.


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