Understand Spoken English Better
Do you find yourself around native English speakers and cannot understand what is being said? The awareness of your lacking listening skills is the first step to improving. Most times the speaker is talking naturally with a constant speech stream. We learn second language vocabulary words in isolation, but people speak in streams with little to no space between words. This listening challenge requires deliberate practice in order to understand spoken English better. The video provides some discussion of some issues related to understanding spoken English better.
This site offers different levels of listening practice, as well as different accents to listen to, with a subscription.