Academic Lecture Comprehension 1

Course Overview

Course description

In this course, students will develop their academic listening and note-taking skills through study of English lectures of varying lengths. Emphasis will be placed on listening and understanding short lectures delivered in English, understanding the structure of different lecture types (chronology, process, and definition/classification), taking structured notes for a lecture, asking and answering simple questions about the contents of a lecture, and writing a paragraph-long lecture summaries. Activities will include listening to lectures in class, taking structured notes, discussion, asking and answering questions, and writing summaries. In addition, related reading and vocabulary may be assigned before each lecture.

Course goals

Download a generic course syllabus here: AY2022_ALC1_syllabus

Specific details related to each teacher are available on the Waseda Moodle course page.



Assessment and grading

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