Materials for Listening to Lectures

Related pages: Note-taking.

Choose one of the learning materials below:

Material Unit/Pages Topics
Study Skills in English
(Study Skills shelf) I
P.60 - 70 Taking Notes
(including Ex. 11, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28) a. Before the lecture
- predicting content
  b. During the lecture
- identifying main ideas
- using abbreviations
- branching notes
- identifying main parts of a lecture
Study Listening P.19 - 23 Taking effective notes
(Study Skills shelf) I (including listening exercise)  
  P.53 - 57

(including all listening exercises)

Recognizing sections of a talk
Soundtracks P.66 - 67 A lecture on "Acid Rain"
(Listening shelf) UI (including pre-listening & extensive listening activities) Predicting content

Note-taking techniques


(Listening shelf) I

Unit 8

(Parts A & B)

A lecture about "good language learners"


  • answers are at the back of the books or in the Teacher Book
  • try using the self-correction sheet (in the Activity Sheets drawers)
  • a tutor can help you correct your work or find more material


Last updated on: Monday, March 26, 2012