Today’s Tips and Tricks:
To improve your listening skills, watch American TV shows or series with English subtitles. That way, you have double input: Listening and Reading! Listen to the words and repeat what you hear in the movies, or while watching TV, It doesn’t matter whether you understand the true meaning of a particular word or group of them. With this practice you will improve your pronunciation. You can use the DVD menu of a movie to change the subtitles.
Let me know if it works for you.