English for Academic Study: Listening 2012 Edition Course Book with audio CDs and DVD
Author: Colin Campbell and Jonathan Smith
Published: 16th May 2012
Level: Upper intermediate to proficiency
CEF: B2 to C2
IELTS: 5.0 to 7.5+
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English for Academic Study: Listening
This fully updated 2012 edition of English for Academic Study: Listening will help you develop the listening and note-taking skills you need to participate effectively in academic lectures and seminars.
The units are organized as follows:
Listening and lectures
Introductions to lectures
Identifying key ideas in lectures
Introducing new terminology
What lecturers do in lectures
Each unit includes video and audio recordings of authentic lectures from a range of academic fields, including banking, development economics, marketing, psychology and linguistics. These have been recorded in a genuine academic environment and are a perfect way to prepare for English-Medium study.
The Course Book includes unit summaries to give you a quick overview of what you have covered, and a comprehensive glossary of terms. Each unit also has weblinks offering additional information and activities, relating to both listening skills and the topics covered in the units.
1. Listening and lectures
2. Introductions to lectures
3. Identifying key ideas in lectures
4. Note-taking: Part 1
5. Note-taking: Part 2
6. Introducing new terminology
7. What lecturers do in lectures