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(EIL 351) Academic Listening

Students learn and practice listening strategies to better comprehend academic lectures. Note-taking skills are emphasized.

Credit Hours 2.0 Lecture
Prerequisite None
Offered Fall, Winter, Spring
Programs -

Course Outcomes

  • Demonstrate lecture comprehension and note-taking strategies such as: deciding what information is important; predicting content; using language cues; organizing information in notes; participating in class discussion; experimenting with different note-taking styles.
  • Increase understanding of academic vocabulary
  • Become more metacognitively aware of the listening process. “Metacognitively aware” means you will practice thinking about how you listen and the strategies you use to improve your listening comprehension.
  • Apply the strategies you learn to improve your listening in other classes you are taking this semester.