Academic Listening and Note-Taking

This course will help non-native English speakers improve their listening and note-taking skills for the purpose of listening to academic lectures. You will learn techniques for improving your understanding and skills for taking more effective notes, and you will get lots of practice in using these. If you're planning to attend college classes in English, then this class is for you.

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
1. Understand and follow a lecture
2. Take better lecture notes
3. Discuss courses with classmates and professors
4. Give an effective academic presentation

Please note that the free version of this class gives you access to all of the instructional videos and handouts. The peer feedback and quizzes are only available in the paid version.

13
درس
40
فایل

Week 1-1.Introductions

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Course Introduction
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Being Respectful
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Meet the Teachers

Week 1-2.Tips to Improve Listening and Note Taking

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Week 1 Introduction
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Lecture Objectives
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Listening Introduction
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Note Taking Lesson

Week 1-3.The Cornell Note-Taking Method

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Lecture Objectives
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Cornell Note-Taking Lecture
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Resources on Note Taking
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Note Taking Demonstration

Week 1-4.Note-Taking Shortcuts

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Lecture Objectives
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Symbols and Abbreviations Lecture
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Note Taking Symbols
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Lecture and Note-Taking Practice 1
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Check Your Answers

Week 2-1.Listening Strategies

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Week 2 Introduction
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Listening Strategies Lecture and Practice
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Lecture and Note-Taking Practice 2
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Check Your Answers

Week 2-2.Language Cues

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Language Cues Lecture
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Common Language Cues in Lectures Handout

Week 2-3.Listening to the Course Introduction

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Lecture Objectives
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Listening to Introductions Lecture

Week 3-1.Listening to the Main Idea vs. Details

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Week 3 Introduction
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Lecture Objectives
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Main Idea Lecture

Week 3-2.Identifying Important Points

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Lecture Objectives
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Identifying Important Points Lecture

Week 3-3.Analyzing Charts

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Analyzing Charts and Graphs Lecture

Week 4-1.Speaker's Stance

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Week 4 Introduction
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Lecture Objectives
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Speaker's Stance Lecture
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Speaker's Stance Practice

Week 4-2.Handling Unfamiliar Information

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Lecture Objectives
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Handling Unfamiliar Information Lecture

Week 4-3.Types of Argument

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Lecture Objectives
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Types of Arguments Part 1 Lecture
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Types of Arguments Part 2 Lecture

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