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Academic Listening and Note-Taking

University of California, Irvine via Coursera

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This course will help non-native English speakers improve their listening and note-taking skills for the purpose of listening to academic lectures. You will learn techniques for improving your understanding and skills for taking more effective notes, and you will get lots of practice in using these. If you're planning to attend college classes in English, then this class is for you.

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
1. Understand and follow a lecture
2. Take better lecture notes
3. Discuss courses with classmates and professors
4. Give an effective academic presentation

Please note that the free version of this class gives you access to all of the instructional videos and handouts. The peer feedback and quizzes are only available in the paid version.

Taught by

Tamy Chapman
Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
Provider Coursera
Language English
Certificates Paid Certificate Available
Calendar 4 weeks long
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