This course will explore ways of quickly improving lecture listening and note-taking skills.
Listening to lectures in English can be very challenging for many international students, particularly early on in their programmes. This course will explore ways of quickly improving lecture listening and note-taking skills.
The course will begin with an evaluation of different note-taking techniques. This will then be followed by practice in three key listening strategies:
Each session will be based on a web video and will cover the following topics:
Classes will consist of tutor input, individual work and pair and small group discussion. All materials will be provided as weekly handouts.
There will be a maximum of 18 students in a class.
By the end of the course, you should:
From week beginning 16 October 2017:
Mondays or Tuesdays 16.10-18.00 (4 weeks).
Paterson’s Land, Holyrood Road.
All undergraduates and taught master’s degree students currently studying at Edinburgh University. In allocating places priority will be given to students with low TEAM listening scores.
Please complete and submit the following online form:
The application deadline is Friday 6 October 2017.