Learn to Listen, Listen to Learn 2: Academic Listening and Note-Taking (3rd Revised edition)

Learn to Listen, Listen to Learn 2: Academic Listening and Note-Taking (3rd Revised edition)

By: Roni S. Lebauer (author)Paperback

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Students are shown how a typical lecture is organized, using extensive excerpts and transcripts from authentic lectures on high-interest topics from a wide range of academic disciplines.

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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

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/01/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780138140007
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 214
  • ID: 9780138140007
  • weight: 367
  • ISBN10: 0138140006
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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