Contemporary Topics Intro: Academic Listening And Note-Taking Skills

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Contemporary Topics Intro: Academic Listening and Note-Taking Skills

  What causes a society to collapse? What’s it like to grow up as a third culture kid?  How has microcredit changed people’s lives?   You’ll find the answers to these and other questions in Contemporary Topics Introductory, by Jeanette Clement and Cynthia Lennox  (Series Editor: Michael Rost), which features college lectures from several academic disciplines, including archaeology, anthropology, and economics.  Contemporary Topics Introductory prepares students for the challenge of college lectures with practice in a wide range of listening, speaking and note-taking skills and strategies. The lectures (available on CD and DVD) were filmed in realistic academic setting before line student audiences.   DVD Features Realistic college lectures from a range of academic disciplines (also on audio CDs)Student discussions of the lectures (also on audio CDs)Instructors’ Presentation PointsCoaching Tips that guide students as they take notesSubtitles for lectures and student discussions  Course Features Corpus-based vocabulary drawn from the Academic Word ListPractical listening and note-taking strategiesNote-review practice that allows students to analyze their note-taking skills and consolidate their understanding of the lectureAcademic research and speaking tasks: presentation, discussions, and role playsA Teacher’s Pack for busy instructors with: Suggested bonus activitiesTeaching notesAnswer keysAudioscriptsSimulated TOEFL®  Listening Test for each unit See also: Contemporary Topics 1 (Intermediate) Contemporary Topics 2 (High Intermediate) Contemporary Topics 3 (Advanced)

Specifications of Contemporary Topics Intro: Academic Listening and Note-Taking Skills

AuthorJeanette Clement, Cynthia Lennox
PublisherPearson Longman
Number Of Pages112
Publication Date2009-01-16
Height10.6 inch.
Length8 inch.
Width0.3 inch.
Weight0.5 pounds.

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