This course will help non-native English speakers improve their listening and note-taking skills for the purpose of listening to academic lectures. You will learn techniques for improving your understanding and skills for taking more effective notes, and you will get lots of practice in using these. If you're planning to attend college classes in English, then this class is for you.
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University of California, Irvine
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM ACADEMIC LISTENING AND NOTE-TAKING
I haven't taken this course yet, I'm sure it is good but I would like to unenroll as it is not what I am looking for at the moment.
That was a great course with great teaching method I really enjoyed and I would participate in many other courses too
Thanks from Coursera for providing this opportunity for me.
The course was well planned and I appreciate all the resources that the UCI has offered through the course. I learned a lot in this course.
I have improve my listening skills, but I think it's necesary to have a high level of english for can learn more in this course.
About the Learn English: Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening Specialization
This specialization covers the listening and speaking skills that non-native English-speaking students need to be successful in English-speaking colleges and universities. Native English-speaking students who would like to increase their chances of success in university courses will also benefit as well anyone interested in improving their listening comprehension skills. You will learn how to listen to class lectures and take notes more effectively. You will also improve your speaking skills for common tasks such as class discussions and presentations. In the capstone, you will create a video presentation on an academic topic.
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