Developing the Listening Ability of Students

  • AL-Dulaimi Hassan Khlebus Univeristy of Bucharest, Faculty of Pyschology and Educational Sciences, Bucharest,Romania, Ministry of Education (Iraqi)
  • Univ Prof. Dr. Ecaterina Vrasmas Univeristy of Bucharest, Faculty of Pyschology and Educational Sciences, Bucharest,Romania
Keywords: Listening skills, language learners, listening practice.


The aim of this paper is to point out the benefits of being a good listener, while clarifying the distinction between listening and hearing and analyzing the benefits of being a good listener. Listening skills developed by students can improve their school results and can help them achieve their goals easier, as it will be shown according to the latest research.


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