Contemporary Topics 2: Academic Listening and Note-taking Skills (student Book and Classroom Audio CDs)

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Why is architect Frank Gehry's work notable? What principles should journalists be following today? What are the keys to owning a successful restaurant?

 

You’ll find the answers to these and other questions in Contemporary Topics 2, by Ellen Kisslinger (Series Editor: Michael Rost), which features college lectures from several academic disciplines, including architecture, media studies, and culinary arts.  Contemporary Topics 2  prepares students for the challenge of college lectures with practice in a wide range of listening, speaking and note-taking skills and strategies. The lectures (available on CD and DVD) were filmed in realistic academic setting before line student audiences.

 

DVD Features

  • Realistic college lectures from a range of academic disciplines (also on audio CDs)
  • Student discussions of the lectures (also on audio CDs)
  • Instructors’ Presentation Points
  • Coaching Tips that guide students as they take notes
  • Subtitles for lectures and student discussions

 Course Features

  • Corpus-based vocabulary drawn from the Academic Word List
  • Practical listening and note-taking strategies
  • Note-review practice that allows students to analyze their note-taking skills and consolidate their understanding of the lecture
  • Academic research and speaking tasks: presentation, discussions, and role plays
  • A Teacher’s Pack for busy instructors with:
    • Suggested bonus activities
    • Teaching notes
    • Answer keys
    • Audioscripts
    • Simulated TOFEL®  Listening Test for each unit

See also:

Contemporary Topics Introductory (High Beginner)

Contemporary Topics 1 (Intermediate)

Contemporary Topics 3 (Advanced)

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