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Learn to Listen, Listen to Learn 2: Academic Listening and Note-Taking (Student Book and Classroom Audio CD), 3/e
0-13-217029-9

Roni S. Lebauer

Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
Copyright: 2009
Format: Paper

ISBN-10: 0132170299
ISBN-13: 9780132170291

Status: In Stock
Published: 04/06/2010

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Table of Contents

 

UNIT 1  STARTING OUT: PRE-COURSEWORK EVALUATION

A. Evaluating Listening Comprehension and Note-Taking Skills

LECTURE 1: Academic Listening (Linguistics)

B. Teacher’s Note-Taking Feedback Form

C. Student's Goal-Setting Form

 

UNIT 2  THE STRUCTURE OF A LECTURE

A. Comparing the Language of Lecturing to the Language of Writing

B. Noticing Lecture Structure and Cues

C. Understanding the Role of Paraphrase, Repetition, Exemplification, and Digression   

D. Key Differences between the Language of Lecturing and

the Language of Writing

E. Using Context and Prediction to Get Main Ideas

F. Predicting Content and Lecture Direction

 

UNIT 3  USING INTRODUCTIONS, CONCLUSIONS, AND DIGRESSIONS 

A. Understanding Lecture Focus and Direction from Introductions

B. Using Conclusions to Check the Lecture's Main Points

C. Digressions

 

UNIT 4  NOTE-TAKING BASICS

A. Recognizing and Using Key Words

B. Making Abbreviations Work for You

C. Using Note-Taking Symbols and Abbreviations

D. Visually Representing Relationships and the Relative Importance

of Information

LECTURE 2: Women and Work (Sociology)

E. Note-Taking Practice

F. Eight DOs and DON’Ts for Improving Lecture Comprehension

and Note-Taking

 

UNIT 5  NOTING NUMBERS AND STATISTICS EFFECTIVELY

A. Numbers: A Review

LECTURE 3: Milestones in Technology (History/Technology)

LECTURE 4: Immigration to the United States (History/Sociology)

 

UNIT 6  LISTENING FOR ORGANIZATION (PART 1)

A. Understanding the Importance of Recognizing Lecture Organization

B. Recognizing Organizational Plans within Lectures

C. Defining Terms through Simple and Extended Definitions

D. Listing Subtopics

E. Exemplifying a Topic

LECTURE 5: Amnesty International (Political Science/Management)

LECTURE 6: Two 21st Century Eco-Heroes (Ecology)

 

UNIT 7  LISTENING FOR ORGANIZATION (PART 2)

A. Describing Characteristics

B. Describing a Process or Sequence of Events

C. Classifying Subtopics

LECTURE 7: Paging Robodoc: Robots in Medicine (Biology/Technology)

LECTURE 8: How to Look at Art (Art)

 

UNIT 8   LISTENING FOR ORGANIZATION (PART 3)

A. Describing a Causal Relationship

B. Comparing and Contrasting

C. Recognizing Generalizations and their Support

LECTURE 9: Hall’s Classification of Cultures (Sociology)

LECTURE 10:Earthquakes: Can They Be Predicted? (Geology)

 

UNIT 9  TYING IT TOGETHER: END-OF-COURSE EVALUATION

LECTURE 11: Perfectionism (Psychology)

LECTURE 12: High-Tech Harvesting: Hope or Horror? (Agriculture/Ecology/Biology)

 

Appendix A        Academic Word List Vocabulary

Appendix B        Lecture Index by Organizational Plan

Appendix C        Lecture Index by Subject Matter

Appendix D        Rewritten Notes for Lectures


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