Learning to Listen acknowledges the difficulty that many students have understanding real spoken English and helps them to; listen appropriately; understand correctly; make sense of what they hear. But above all, Learning to Listen helps students to enjoy the richness and variety of spoken English. Learning to Listen, for adult and young adult learners of American English, is packed with engaging topics, striking personalities and dynamic listening sources. It is a fresh, lively course offering students opportunities to listen for different purposes; observe people engaged in real, everyday activities; build confidence in listening to spoken English. Learning to Listen makes the classroom experience as interesting and varied as the real world by presenting and celebrating the many different ways that people communicate with each other in English. Learning to Listen also offers practical TOEIC- and TOEFL-style test practice at the end of every unit.