057: Extensive listening - good or bad?

<p>Andy asks: "Is extensive listening effective?"</p>
<h2>In this episode:</h2>
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<li>When listening to language too far above your level is unproductive</li>
<li>i+1 and why it matters</li>
<li>How the same podcast can be effective for beginners and advanced learners in different ways</li>
<li>Is it still worth listening to advanced audio even if it's too hard?</li>
</ul>
<p>Specific tips:</p>
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<li>Listen to one piece of audio many times over</li>
<li>Listen to things you're already familiar with</li>
</ul>
<h2>Resources mentioned in today's episode:</h2>
<ul>
<li><a href="http://iwillteachyoualanguage.com/episode27" target="_blank">Episode 27</a> - How can I improve my listening comprehension</li>
<li><a href="http://www.iwillteachyoualanguage.com/llf-root/llf-main-order-page/" target="_blank">Language Learning Foundations video course</a></li>
<li><a href="http://amzn.to/1GWOOaO" target="_blank">Spanish Short Stories for Beginners</a></li>
</ul>
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