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

Learn to Listen, Listen to Learn 2: Academic Listening and Note-Taking (3rd 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.

Contents

UNIT 1 STARTING OUT: PRE-COURSEWORK EVALUATIONA. Evaluating Listening Comprehension and Note-Taking SkillsLECTURE 1: Academic Listening (Linguistics)B. Teacher's Note-Taking Feedback FormC. Student's Goal-Setting Form UNIT 2 THE STRUCTURE OF A LECTURE A. Comparing the Language of Lecturing to the Language of WritingB. Noticing Lecture Structure and CuesC. Understanding the Role of Paraphrase, Repetition, Exemplification, and Digression D. Key Differences between the Language of Lecturing andthe Language of WritingE. Using Context and Prediction to Get Main IdeasF. Predicting Content and Lecture Direction UNIT 3 USING INTRODUCTIONS, CONCLUSIONS, AND DIGRESSIONS A. Understanding Lecture Focus and Direction from IntroductionsB. Using Conclusions to Check the Lecture's Main PointsC. Digressions UNIT 4 NOTE-TAKING BASICSA. Recognizing and Using Key WordsB. Making Abbreviations Work for YouC. Using Note-Taking Symbols and AbbreviationsD. Visually Representing Relationships and the Relative Importanceof InformationLECTURE 2: Women and Work (Sociology)E. Note-Taking PracticeF. Eight DOs and DON'Ts for Improving Lecture Comprehension and Note-Taking UNIT 5 NOTING NUMBERS AND STATISTICS EFFECTIVELY A. Numbers: A ReviewLECTURE 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 OrganizationB. Recognizing Organizational Plans within LecturesC. Defining Terms through Simple and Extended DefinitionsD. Listing SubtopicsE. Exemplifying a TopicLECTURE 5: Amnesty International (Political Science/Management)LECTURE 6: Two 21st Century Eco-Heroes (Ecology) UNIT 7 LISTENING FOR ORGANIZATION (PART 2)A. Describing CharacteristicsB. Describing a Process or Sequence of EventsC. Classifying SubtopicsLECTURE 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 RelationshipB. Comparing and ContrastingC. Recognizing Generalizations and their SupportLECTURE 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 VocabularyAppendix B Lecture Index by Organizational PlanAppendix C Lecture Index by Subject MatterAppendix D Rewritten Notes for Lectures

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780138140007
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 214
  • ID: 9780138140007
  • weight: 394
  • ISBN10: 0138140006
  • edition: 3rd edition

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