ISBN 9780521707756,Study Listening: A Course In Listening To Lectures And Note-Taking

Study Listening: A Course In Listening To Lectures And Note-Taking



Cambridge University Press

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9780521707756

ISBN-10 0521707757


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 214 Pages
Language (English)

Academic And Professional

Study Listening is for students at intermediate level and above who are preparing to study at a university or college where English is the language of instruction. It is also for those preparing to attend international conferences where English is used. The course focuses on listening to lectures and note taking. The second edition has been comprehensively revised and restructured with these new features: - ten thematic units, based on talks by different lecturers from six different countries - practice in six macrostrategies for listening: predicting; monitoring; responding; clarifying; inferencing; evaluating - post-listening tasks focusing on lecture language as well as lecture content - 'trouble-shooting' activities dealing with the problem of understanding natural speech, such as speed and accent Activities that provide suitable IELTS preparation are highlighted throughout the book. Study Listening includes lecture transcripts, sample listener's notes and Teaching Notes and can be used for self-study. It is accompanied by an audio CD set (2) or audio cassete set (2).
To the student
To the teacher
Introduction: Two functions of listening
Unit 1 Problems of urbanisation
Unit 2 Differences between academic cultures
Unit 3 Teleworking and distance learning
Unit 4 Language strategies for awkward situations
Unit 5 Targets for preventive medicine
Unit 6 Cloning: The significance of Dolly
Unit 7 Measuring quality of life
Unit 8 Climate change: Evidence and action
Final Review Ways of continuing to improve your listening
Accent summary
Transcripts and sample notes
Teaching notes
Appendix: Vocabulary in academic listening