Listening Power is a three-book series with a targeted approach to teaching the listening skills that students need inside and outside the classroom and on standardized tests such as the TOEFL and TOEIC. Listening Power 2 features four distinct parts designed to be used concurrently. *Language Focus teaches essential and sometimes difficult to understand language structures such as questions, numbers, reduced forms, homonyms, and sentence stress. *Comprehension Focus presents skills for understanding main ideas and details, making inferences, and understanding sequence. Activities to help students apply the skills follow the presentation. *Note-Taking Skills teaches students how to identify important words and information. This section also presents helpful techniques such as use of abbreviations, symbols, and formatting. *Listening for Pleasure uses interesting audio material from movies, TV, radio, and recorded storytelling to help students understand the more subtle meaning communicated through tone of voice, sentence stress, and reduced forms.
Part 1 Language Focus Unit 1 Understanding Questions Unit 2 Understanding Numbers Unit 3 Understanding Reduced Forms Unit 4 Understanding Homonyms Unit 5 Understanding Sentence Stress Part 2 Comprehension Focus Building Skills Unit 1 Understanding Main Ideas and Details Unit 2 Making Inferences Unit 3 Understanding Sequence Applying Skills Unit 5 The Problem with Eyewitnesses Unit 6 The Whale's Tale Unit 7 Art in the Fields Part 3 Note-Taking Skills Building Skills Unit 1 Omitting Unnecessary Words Unit 3 Using Abbreviations Unit 3 Using Symbols Unit 4 Determining What's Important Applying Skills Unit 5 Evaluating Your Notes Unit 6 Note-Taking Practice Part 4 Listening for Pleasure Unit 1 A TV Game Show Unit 2 Urban Legends
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