IMPROVING IELTS LISTENING SKILLS FOR ATC STUDENTS OF BANKING ACADEMY

Nguyen Thi Thuy, Nguyen Thi Minh Hang

Abstract


The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) has long been known as one of the well-trusted measures to assess the language profficiency of a learner. As such, it is widely used in many higher education institutions as an outcome standard for their students and Banking Academy (BA) is not an exception. In order to sucessfully graduate, ATC students (English-major students) of Banking Academy have to obtain an overall bandscore of at least 6.0. IELTS Listening is considered by many learners as the most challenging skills as lots of efforts and time are required if learners wish to make much progress in Listening. This paper looks at some typical listening difficulties faced by learners and offer some suggestions to help learners achieve their targets.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.25073/0866-773X/305

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