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Learn to Listen, Listen to Learn : Academic Listening and Note-Taking

Learn to Listen, Listen to Learn : Academic Listening and Note-Taking - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0139194320

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Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2000
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Learn to Listen, Listen to Learn : Academic Listening and Note-Taking - 2ND 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0139194320

R. Susan Lebauer

ISBN13: 978-0139194320
ISBN10: 0139194320
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 00
Publisher: Longman, Inc.

Published: 2000
International: No
Summary

Advanced Level.

Since 1988, the best-selling Learn to Listen, Listen to Learn has helped students prepare for the rigors of academic class work. Now, a new Second Edition continues to offer readers valuable tips for getting the most from lectures. This text shows how a typical lecture is organized, using actual excerpts and transcript from 19 authentic lectures covering a wide range of topics.
Learn to Listen, Listen to Learn utilizes a three-pronged approach to vocabulary instruction -- defining, using, and retaining. It also incorporates a variety of quiz and test questions to familiarize students with the challenges of true/false, multiple choice, and short answer items.

Features :

  • Use language cues and conventions that indicate organization and emphasis.
  • Deal with numbers and statistics.
  • Predict upcoming information.
  • Organize their notes for maximum effectiveness.
  • Supplementary readings drawn from today's newspapers and magazines for pre- and post-lecture discussions.
  • Follow-up writing or speaking and listening activities designed to develop critical thinking skills

Table of Contents

1. Pre-coursework.

Evaluating Listening Comprehension and Note-Taking Skills.
Note-Taking Feedback
Form.

2. Looking at Lecture Transcripts.

Comparing the Language of Lecturing to the Language of Writing.
Recognizing Cues.
Recognizing Paraphrase, Repetition, Exemplification, and Tangential Information.
Summarizing Key Differences Between the Language of Lecturing and the Language of Writing.
Getting the Main Ideas Using Context and Prediction.
Prediction Content and Lecture Direction.

3. Note-Taking Basics.

Noting Key Words.
Using Note-Taking Symbols and Abbreviations.
Visually Representing Relationships and the Relative Importance of Information.
Eight Dos and DON'TS for Improving Lecture Comprehension and Note-Taking.

4. Noting Numbers and Statistics.

Differentiating between Numbers That Sound Similar.
Noting Years.
Noting Years.
Noting Large Numbers in Isolation.
Nothing Fractions and Decimals.
Listening to and Taking Notes on Lectures Containing Numbers and Statistics

5. Listening for Organization in Lectures.

Why Listen for Organization?.
Using Introductions to Recognize Lecture Focus and Direction.
Recognizing and Comprehending Conclusions.
Organizational Plans within Lectures.
Defining a Term.
Listing Subtopics.
Describing a Casual Relationship.
Exemplifying a Topic.
Describing Characteristics.
Comparing and Contrasting.
Making a Generalization and Providing Evidence. Tangents.

6. Lecture Comprehension and Note-Taking Practice.

7. Post-Coursework Evaluation.

Appendix A Lecture Index by Organizational Plan.
Appendix B Lecture Index by Subject Matter.
Appendix C Rewritten Notes for Lectures.

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