Learn to Listen, Listen to Learn 1

Academic Listening and Note-Taking (Student Book and Classroom Audio CD)


Author: Roni S. Lebauer

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780132170307

Category: Education

Page: 202

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This Value Pack consists of the Learn to Listen, Listen to Learn 1 Student Book and the Classroom Audio CD. The expanded Learn to Listen, Listen to Learn series prepares students for the rigors of academic classwork, helping them acquire the listening-comprehension and note-taking skills necessary for success. This two-book series offers students valuable tips for getting the most from college lectures, including note-taking skills, organization of information, recognition of language cues, and the acquisition of vocabulary. Students are shown how a typical lecture is organized, using extensive excerpts and transcripts from authentic lectures on high-interest topics from a wide range of academic discipline. Features: Includes new and updated material, including expanded vocabulary, extension, and post-lecture activities to encourage students to discuss, research, and write about ideas raised in the lectures. Teaches students how to recognize lecture organization, and how to evaluate and predict information. Focuses on the acquisition of vocabulary, especially from the Academic Word List, and on the recognition of language cues. Prepares students for academic testing with TOEFL-style test questions throughout the text. See also Learn to Listen, Listen to Learn 2 .

Four Corners Level 4 Teacher's Edition with Assessment Audio CD/CD-ROM


Author: Jack C. Richards,David Bohlke

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521127653

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 416

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Four Corners is an integrated four-skills course for adults and young adults who want to use English to communicate effectively in daily life. Easy and enjoyable to teach. It combines proven communicative methodology with a practical outcomes-based approach. Four Corners features a clear presentation of vocabulary, a thorough grammar syllabus, and an everyday functional language lesson in every unit together with systematic practice of all four skills. Four Corners places special emphasis on helping students become confident and competent speakers of English. Speaking activities at the end of every lesson, tied to clearly labeled measurable outcomes, enable students to see the results of their learning and help them see their progress.



Author: Joan Manley,Stuart Smith,John McMinn,Marc Prevost

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1413033075

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 512

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HORIZONS is a complete elementary French program that makes learning French easier through its step-by-step skill-building methodology, flexible and accessible approach to grammar and new vocabulary, and creative yet sophisticated coverage of Francophone culture. Through varied interactive activities and clear grammar explanations, the text helps students communicate effectively in French while culturally connecting them to the Francophone world. HORIZONS features a clear, easy-to-follow structure that is ideal for instructors with any level of teaching experience. HORIZONS carefully guides students, Competence by Competence, through their first year of elementary French. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Academic Encounters Level 1 Teacher's Manual Listening and Speaking

The Natural World


Author: Yoneko Kanaoka

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107644925

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 80

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The Academic Encounters Second edition series uses a sustained content approach to teach skills necessary for taking academic courses in English. There are two books for each content area. Academic Encounters Level 1 Teacher's Manual Listening and Speaking: The Natural World contains general teaching guidelines for the course, task by task teaching suggestions, answers for all tasks, audio and video scripts, and unit quizzes and quiz answers.

Academic Encounters Level 2 Teacher's Manual Listening and Speaking

American Studies


Author: Kim Sanabria,Carlos Sanabria

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107688833

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 72

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The Academic Encounters Second edition series uses a sustained content approach to teach skills necessary for taking academic courses in English. There are two books for each content area. Academic Encounters Level 2 Teacher's Manual Listening and Speaking: American Studies contains general teaching guidelines for the course, task by task teaching suggestions, answers for all tasks, audio and video scripts, and unit quizzes and quiz answers.

Northstar 2

Reading & Writing


Author: Natasha Haugnes,Beth Maher

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780133382167

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

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NorthStar, Fourth Edition, a five-level series, engages students through authentic and compelling content and empowers them to achieve their academic and personal goals. The approach to critical thinking in both the Reading/Writing and Listening/Speaking strands challenges students to move beyond basic comprehension to higher-level analysis. Conceptualized to promote critical thinking, NorthStar infuses analysis, synthesis, evaluation, and application throughout every lesson, not just in a critical thinking section like in other series. Components: Print or eText Student Book with MyEnglishLab — Building on the success of previous editions, NorthStar continues to engage and motivate students through new and updated contemporary, authentic topics in a seamless integration of print and online content. eText with MyEnglishLab — Offering maximum flexibility for different learning styles and needs, a digital version of the Student Book can be used on iPad and Android devices. MyEnglishLab: NorthStar — Students use MyEnglishLab to access additional practice online, view videos, listen to audio selections, and receive instant feedback on their work. Teachers assign MyEnglishLab activities to reinforce the skills students learn in class and monitor progress through an online gradebook. Teacher Resource eText — Each strand of NorthStar has an accompanying Teacher Resource eText with the following: digital Student Book, downloadable achievement tests, classroom audio, lesson planners, video activities, videoscripts, teacher's manuals, answer keys, and a downloadable placement test. Accessible through MyEnglishLab: NorthStar. Classroom Audio CD — Listening and Speaking audio contains the recordings and activities as well as audio for the achievement tests. The Reading and Writing strand contains the readings on audio.

Quest Listen and Speaking in the Academic World

Book 2: Instructor's Manual


Author: Laurie Blass

Publisher: McGraw-Hill College

ISBN: 9780072396386

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 150

View: 604

Accompanies Book 2. Features teaching suggestions and unit tests. Accompanied by cassette for listening portion of test.

Mosaic 2



Author: Jami Ferrer-Hanreddy,Elizabeth Whalley

Publisher: McGraw-Hill College

ISBN: 9780072329865

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 267

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Interactions Mosaic 4th Edition is the newly expanded five-level, four-skill comprehensive ESL/ELT series for academic students. The new edition, for beginners to advanced learners, incorporates interactive and communicative activities while still focusing on skill building to prepare students for academic content. Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, as well as Grammar are thoroughly presented in each strand. High-interest themes are integrated across all skill strands and levels. Language proficiencies as well are articulated from level to level.New Features:1. Global activities are suitable for ESL/ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms2. New design, content, audio programs, photos, and illustrations reinforce skill-building exercises.3. Placement tests and chapter quizzes are included in each Instructor’s Manual.4. User-friendly instructions, complete scope and sequence, and consistent chapter structure offer greater flexibility in lesson planning.5. 5 new videos, one per level, immerse students in authentic language.Program Components:Student TextsInstructor’s ManualsAudio Programs for L/S and Reading (Audiocassettes/CDs)L/S Assessment Audiocassettes and CDsReading Student Audio CDsProgram CD/ROMVideoDemo AudiocassetteStudent BookThe Student Books of the new 4th edition of Interactions Mosaic have completely updated photos and illustrations and sport a new design. Global activities are suitable for ESL and ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms.User-friendly instructions appeal to both instructor and student. A complete scope and sequence is presented at the beginning of each book. Consistent chapter structure creates greater flexibility in lesson planning. Mosaic 2 (High Intermediate – Low Advanced) Listening/Speaking Scope and Sequence: Listening Strategies, Listening Skills, Language Functions, Speaking Tasks, Focus on Testing, Lecture Topics, Video TopicsChapter Structure: 1. In This Chapter gives students a preview of the upcoming material.2. Did You Know? offers variety of interesting facts to spark students’ interest in the topic.3. Part 1: Getting Started activates students’ prior knowledge through prelistening questions and a vocabulary preview.4. Part 2: Before You Listen prepares students for the lecture by having them consider and discuss the topic and predict main ideas of the lecture.5. Learning Strategies in “Part 2†include using lecture organization to identify main ideas, using different outline forms, understanding and using figurative language, listening for comparison sand contrasts, listening for causes and effects, distinguishing between fact and opinion, predicting exam questions, and thinking critically.6. Note Taking Strategies in “Part 2†include using different outline forms, abbreviating, using illustrations, using target expressions to help understand lectures, and using cohesive devices as markers.7. Talk It Over in “Part 2†offers a variety of speaking activities, i.e., role-plays, interviews, presentations, small-group discussions, and pairwork.8. Language Function Practice in “Part 3†takes students from identifying and understanding functional language to using it in everyday and academic settings.9. Focus on Testing practices test-taking strategies vital for success on standardized test.10. Video News Broadcasts immerse students in authentic language, complete with scaffolding and follow-up activities to reinforce listening and speaking skills. (Refer to ISBN 0-07-232995-5 for Video)Chapter Themes (12):Language and LearningDanger and DaringSex and GenderMysteries Past and PresentTransitionsThe MindWorkingBreakthroughsArt and EntertainmentConflict and ReconciliationMedicine and ScienceThe Future