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Academic Listening Encounters

American Studies
by Kim Sanabria & Carlos Sanabria
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Unit 1
Chapter 1
The Foundations of Government
  Chapter 2
Conventional Issues Today
3 Previewing the topic Step 2
  17 Understanding numbers, dates, & time expressions Step 2
6 Listening for different ways of saying yes & no Step 2   21 Listening for specific information Step 2
8 Listening for main ideas in an interview Step 2   22 Listening for specific information Step 2
11 Listening for the plan of a lecture Step 2   26 Note taking: Listening for main ideas & supporting details Step 2
14 Note taking: Using information the lecturer puts on the board Step 1   28 Note taking: Using symbols & abbreviations Step 3
14 Note taking: Taking good lecture notes Step 1   30 Note taking: Using
Unit 2
Chapter 3
The Origins of Diversity
  Chapter 4
Diversity in Today's United States
35 Listening for numerical information Step 2
  51 Listening for percentages and fractions Step 3
39 Answering truelfalse questions Step 2   54 Listening for specific information Step 2
40 Listening for specific information Step 2   55 Listening for specific information Step 2
44 Note taking: Listening for transitional phrases that introduce
supporting details Step 2
  59 Note taking: Listening for definitions Step 2
45 Note taking: Using telegraphic language Step 2   60 Note taking: Using numbers to organize your notes Step 2
48 Note taking: Organizing   63 Note taking: Using bullets to organize your notes Step 2
Unit 3
Chapter 5
The Struggle Begins
  Chapter 6
The Struggle Continues
67 Building background knowledge Step 2
  82 Listening for specific information Step 2
71 Listening for answers to Wh-questions Step 2   84 Listening for specific information Step 2
72 Listening for specific information Step 2   85 Listening for main ideas Step 2
75 Note taking: Listening for guiding questions Step 2   91 Note taking: Listening for signal words and phrases Step 2
77 Note taking: Creating your own symbols and abbreviations Step 3   93 Note taking: Indenting Step 2
79 Note taking: Organizing your notes in a chart Step 2   94 Note taking: Using an outline Step 3
Unit 4
Chapter 7
American Values from the Past
  Chapter 8
American Values Today
99 Listening for specific information Step 2
  114 Listening for specific information Step 2
102 Answering true/false/not sure questions Step 2   116 Drawing inferences Step 1
103 Listening for main ideas Step 2   118 Listening for specific information Step 1
107 Note taking: Listening for key words Step 1   123 Note taking: Listening for general statements Step 2
108 Note taking: Clarifying your notes Step 2   125 Note taking: Taking notes in a point-by-point format Step 2
110 Note taking: Taking notes on questions and answers Step 2   126 Note taking: Using a handout to help you take notes Step 2
Unit 5
Chapter 9
American Innovations
  Chapter 10
Global Transformations
131 Listening for specific information Step 2
  145 Listening for tone of voice Step 2
133 Answering multiple choice questions Step 2   147 Retelling what you have heard Step 2
135 Drawing inferences Step 2   148 Retelling what you have heard Step 2
139 Note taking: Listening for similarities and differences Step 2   153 Note taking: Listening for restatements Step 2
140 Note taking: Choosing a format for your notes Step 1   154 Note taking: Combining the skills Step 1
140 Note taking: Choosing a format for your notes Step 2   155 Note taking: Combining the skills Step 1
142 Note taking: Choosing a format for your notes Step 1      
 
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