A Correlative Study on Web-Assisted Listening Strategies and Proficiency
Hongmei Pang

The acquisition of English listening competency has always been a big challenge for college students in China. Students do many drills in classes but what they learn are only isolated, de-contextualized skills and are unable to apply them in real-world situations. To handle the issue, researchers in Binzhou Medical University (BZMU) employ an integrated mode in College English teaching — a combination of webassisted autonomous learning and teacher-directed classroom instructions. This paper aims to report significant improvement of students’ listening proficiency while using multiple listening strategies in the new mode. It is hoped that this study will give English teachers valuable information on the listening reform, and provide a basis for empirical studies of the web-assisted language learning.

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