Independent listening and speaking practice

Set interesting, motivating homework tasks to help learners practise and improve their listening and speaking skills at their own pace.

A boy wearing headphones, enjoying his listening homework.

Young people are spending more and more time online. They’re not just reading though. They’re listening and watching, following vlogs and recording themselves. This is a great opportunity for language learning: let’s get learners practising their listening and speaking skills independently.

Watch these short videos to help you get the most out of online listening and speaking homework tasks.

Helping teenagers engage with homework tasks

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The benefits of doing listening tasks at home

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Using digital resources for independent listening 

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Setting skills-based tasks for digital listening homework

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The benefits of doing listening tasks at home

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Using digital tools for independent speaking

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Want to try this out in class?

Try our ready-to-use homework activity.