To help you understand and develop strategies to cope with spoken English in academic situations. The course provides help with such aspects as:
Strategies for following a lecture and making notes
Noticing signals for important information, examples, change of topic etc
Understanding in academic discussions or seminars
Strategies for improving listening on your own
Plenty of practice in using strategies and listening to lectures and discussions, with tutor guidance and support; individual and pairwork activities; discussion of vocabulary and other points of difficulty that arise.
Who should attend
Any international and E.U students who would like guidance and practice in improving their listening skills in academic situations.