No matter what career you pursue, you must be able to communicate effectively and clearly if you want to be successful. This course will enhance your ability to do so by sharpening your critical thinking and writing skills.
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.
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.
Academic Listening and Note-Taking is course 1 of 4 in the Learn English: Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening Specialization.
This specialization covers the listening and speaking skills that non-native English-speaking students need to be successful in English-speaking colleges and universities. Native English-speaking students who would like to increase their chances of success in university courses will also benefit as well anyone interested in improving their listening comprehension skills. You will learn how to listen to class lectures and take notes more effectively. You will also improve your speaking skills for common tasks such as class discussions and presentations. In the capstone, you will create a video presentation on an academic topic.