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Learn to Listen, Listen to Learn 1: Academic Listening and Note-Taking (Student Book and Classroom Audio CD), 3/e
9780132170307

Roni S. Lebauer

Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
Copyright: 2009
Format: Kit/Package/Shrinkwrap

ISBN-10: 0132170302
ISBN-13: 9780132170307

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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: Study Tips (Psychology)

B. Teacher’s Note-Taking Feedback Form

 

Unit 2 UNDERSTANDING LECTURE DESIGN

A. Comparing the Language of Lecturing to the Language of Writing 1

B. Recognizing Cues 

C. Recognizing Paraphrase, Repetition, Exemplification, and Digression 

D. Summarizing Key Differences between the Language of Lecturing and

the Language of Writing

E. Getting the Main Ideas Using Context and Prediction

F. Predicting Content and Lecture Direction 

 

Unit 3 RECOGNIZING INTRODUCTONS, CONCLUSIONS, AND DIGRESSIONS 

A. Using Introductions to Recognize Lecture Focus and Direction

B. Recognizing and Comprehending Conclusions 

C. Recognizing Digressions

 

Unit 4 THE BASICS OF NOTE-TAKING

A. Noting Key Words

B. Using Abbreviations Thoughtfully

C. Using Note-Taking Symbols and Abbreviations

D. Visually Representing Relationships and the Relative Importance

of Information 

LECTURE 2: "Nu Shu": Women’s Unique Language (Linguistics) 

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

Note-Taking

 

Unit 5 NOTING NUMBERS AND STATISTICS

A. Differentiating between Numbers That Sound Similar 

B. Noting Years 

C. Noting Large Numbers in Isolation

D. Noting Fractions and Decimals

E. Noting Ratios

LECTURE 3: Exploring a Market: Attitudes towards pets (Business/Sociology) 

LECTURE 4: Tobacco through the Millennia (Agriculture/History)

 

Unit 6 FOCUS ON LECTURE ORGANIZATION (PART 1)

A. Why Listen for Organization?

B. Organizational Plans within Lectures

C. Defining a Term

D. Listing Subtopics

E. Describing a Causal Relationship

LECTURE 5: How to Deal with Stress (Psychology)

LECTURE 6: Acid Rain (Ecology/Chemistry)   

 

Unit 7 FOCUS ON LECTURE ORGANIZATION (PART 2)

A. Exemplifying a Topic

B. Describing a Process or Sequence of Events

C. Classifying Subtopics

LECTURE 7: Archaeological Dating Methods (Anthropology)

LECTURE 8: Pheromones (Biology)  

 

Unit 8 FOCUS ON LECTURE ORGANIZATION (PART 3)

A. Describing Characteristics

B. Comparing and Contrasting 

C. Making a Generalization and Providing Evidence

LECTURE 9: The Near Side of the Moon (Astronomy)

LECTURE 10: Drink Your Green Tea! (Food Science)

 

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

LECTURE 11: Voter Turnout in the United States (Political Science)

LECTURE 12: The Pyramids of Egypt: An Engineering Feat (Engineering/History)  

 

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 5–10  


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