ELI 332: Lecture Comprehension

Fall Semester (1 credit)

Improve your general listening ability, as well as lecture comprehension and note-taking skills in order to better participate in academic settings. The listening components used will include taped and videotaped selections from lectures, the Internet, and DVDs. Learn the features of spoken English that make listening to it particularly challenging and discover strategies to help improve listening comprehension, such as:

  • Using background information
  • Recognizing patterns of organization
  • Recognizing opinions, and modifications
  • Understanding the impact of a speaker’s style on the listener