Academic Listening Strategies A Guide to Understanding Lectures

ISBN-10: 0472030965

ISBN-13: 9780472030965

Edition: 2006

Authors: Julia Salehzadeh

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Academic Listening Strategies offers additional listening comprehension practice and strategies for understanding lectures for students who are currently enrolled in a college or university. The exercises in this text, together with the lectures and short talks on the accompanying DVDs, will provide students with many opportunities to practice effective listening strategies.
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 10/26/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Table of Strategies
Chart of Video and Audio Clips, Unit 1
Chart of Video and Audio Clips, Unit 2
Chart of Video and Audio Clips, Unit 3
Chart of Video and Audio Clips, Additional Practice Section
Introduction for the Student
Introduction for the Teacher
Lecture Culture and Your Listening Strategies
Goals for Unit 1
Some Unique Challenges of Lecture Listening
Listening Diagnostic-Rosenthal Lecture, Part 1
Using the Diagnostic
Personal Strategy Inventory
Evaluating Your Progress
Your View of Lecture Listening
Assumptions You Might Have about Lecture Culture
More about Lecture Culture
Office Hours
Characteristics of Spoken English and Strategies for Coping
Goals for Unit 2
Lectures vs. Textbooks
Hedging
Real Spoken Language Is Real Messy
All Words Are Not Equal
Making Use of Redundancy
Evaluating New Terms
The Whole Is Greater than the Parts
Summary of Important Features of Spoken English
The Importance of Background
Big Picture Listening: Listening for and Recording Headings
Predicting Before and During Lectures
Taking Advantage of Lecture Introductions
Using the Summary Statements
Understanding Lecture Organizational Elements and Other Features of Lectures
Goals for Unit 3
Lecture Organization: Macro Patterns
Lecture Organization: Micro Elements
Encountering Definitions
Process Descriptions
Qualifying Claims
Dealing with Visuals
Recognizing Topic Change
Lecturing Style
Giving Advice
Humor
Digressions and Anecdotes
Signals Inviting Interaction
Additional Practice Section
Professor Rosenthal (Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4)
Professor Deardorff: International Trade Issues and Less-Developed Countries
Appendixes
Useful Abbreviations and Symbols for Note Taking
Lecture Comprehension Evaluation Form
Sample Notes
Bibliography
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