University of California, Irvine

Academic Listening and Note-Taking

This course is part of Learn English: Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening Specialization

Taught in English

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Tamy Chapman
Dana Saito-Stehberger
Brad Gilpin

Instructors: Tamy Chapman

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
32 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
32 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 5 modules in this course

This is the first course in the Learn English: Advanced Speaking and Listening specialization. It is aimed at learners whose native language is not English. This course will help you improve your academic listening and speaking skills. For example, you will learn how to understand and follow a lecture, how to take better lecture notes, how to discuss courses with classmates and professors, and how to give an effective academic presentation.

What's included

2 videos1 reading1 peer review

This week, you will begin thinking about academic listening. You will learn what makes it difficult and how you can get better at listening and note taking. You'll also learn some tips to make it easier.

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4 videos11 readings4 quizzes2 peer reviews

Now, you will learn about strategies to make you a better listener. You'll learn about what things to pay the most attention to and what things might not be so important in a lecture. You'll also learn that listening well to a lecture starts before the class and continues after the class.

What's included

2 videos7 readings7 quizzes2 peer reviews

Last week, you learned about listening to the beginning of a class lecture. This week, you will learn about listening to the middle of the lecture. You'll learn about idenifying main ideas and details and how to organize them well in your notes.

What's included

4 videos5 readings7 quizzes2 peer reviews

You've been learning about how to listen and take notes about various parts of a lecture. In this final week, you'll learn about some other strategies to help you listen and take notes more effectively in lectures.

What's included

5 videos8 readings5 quizzes2 peer reviews

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4.7 (198 ratings)
Tamy Chapman
University of California, Irvine
22 Courses1,470,932 learners
Dana Saito-Stehberger
University of California, Irvine
2 Courses174,566 learners

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