This course explains the ins-and-outs of what good listening skills consist of, why they are important, and how students can improve them. The course helps them determine what type of listener they are, provides basic skills of listening, explains barriers to listening, helps builds listening habits, discusses body language, and includes activities to improve listening habits. Students learn the importance of physical attributes, active listening, attitude, perception, bias, language barriers, key gestures, and even how to take good notes. This course is for advanced students who wish to build confdence and skills in listening comprehension. It focuses on the appropriate oral presentation of material in a variety of professional contexts, including: group discussions, classroom explanations, and research proposals. It is valuable for those who intend to teach or lecture in English and includes language laboratory assignments. The goal of the workshop is to develop effective speaking and listening skills for academic and professional contexts.