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Listening Note-Taking

Listening Note-Taking

Listening Note-Taking Methods What are listening note-taking methods? The Curve of Forgetting graph (originally called The Ebbinghuas Curve) proposes we forget new information rapidly. If you take a lecture for example, many students think that because they understand...
COVID-19

COVID-19

COVID-19 Pandemic Lessons Understanding COVID-19 Terms & Conditions of Use What is this COVID-19 lesson about? This ‘COVID-19’ lesson book includes 6-10 hours of content: Exploring COVID-19 through Internet research. Scientific research: what is the COVID-19...
Listening Tests 2020

Listening Tests 2020

New Listening Tests 2020 Terms & Conditions of Use What’s this about? We’re writing and creating our own listening lectures. These lectures are well-structured, include clear examples and development. They are designed to help students improve their...
Happiness Lesson

Happiness Lesson

Academic Happiness Lesson Understanding Happiness Terms & Conditions of Use What is this lesson about? This ‘happiness’ lesson book includes 6-10 hours of content: Exploring the topic and linking personal experience. Creating and writing a definition. Analysing...
Summary Listening Tests

Summary Listening Tests

 Summary Listening Tests Terms & Conditions of Use New lecture listening tests – gap-fill summary worksheets Academic English UK has created a new type of listening test. These tests provide authentic lecture listening practice using a Cornell style...
TED Talks Powerpoint Lessons

TED Talks Powerpoint Lessons

LISTENING  / BBC English / TED Talks / TED Tests / HBR Tests / Lectures / AEUK Listening Worksheets / AEUK Listening Tests TED TESTS: Test Questions with PPT Terms & Conditions of Use TED Talk lectures of 10-15 minutes based on a variety of topics with PPTs and...
Vaping

Vaping

Academic Lecture & Worksheet The Dangers of Vaping Terms & Conditions of Use What is this lesson about? This listening lesson is an academic lecture that looks at the rise in popularity of vaping or e-cigarettes. It discusses the different devices of vaping,...
Procrastination

Procrastination

Procrastination Terms & Conditions of Use What is this blog / lesson about? This lesson explores one of the most common problems that worries students; the tendency to put things off until the last moment or beyond the last moment. University students are...
Gun Culture in the U.S. Lecture

Gun Culture in the U.S. Lecture

Academic Lecture & Worksheet A Call for Stricter Gun Control in the U.S. Terms & Conditions of Use What is this blog / lesson about? This lesson is an academic lecture that looks at the differences between countries that have and don’t have gun laws. It...
Economic Inequality

Economic Inequality

Economic Inequality Lesson Book Terms & Conditions of Use Economic Inequality This ‘Economic Inequality’ lesson book includes 6-10 hours of content Exploring the topic and linking personal experience. Creating and writing a definition. Reading a 800-word text with...
Ethical Consumerism

Ethical Consumerism

Ethical Consumerism Listening Terms & Conditions of Use What is ethical consumerism? This lesson asks the question ‘Do you think consciously about how your products are made where your products come from and how this affects our planet?’  The listening...
Teamwork

Teamwork

 Teamwork at University Terms & Conditions of Use Working in teams Overview: Teamwork is an important part of university study and usually students will have to work in a team on projects, presentations and/or seminars. These skills are fully transferable to...
Listening Circles

Listening Circles

 Listening Circles Terms & Conditions of Use Listening Circles Overview: Listening Circles can be very successful in encouraging students to engage more deeply with texts by approaching them from different perspectives and discovering their different elements...
The Gig Economy

The Gig Economy

 The Gig Economy – EAP Lessons Terms & Conditions of Use The Gig Economy This blog provides a number of lessons based on the Gig Economy. There is over 6-hours of lesson content here. It starts through a discussion of well-known Gig companies and students...
Academic Dictogloss

Academic Dictogloss

LISTENING  /  Writing / Dictogloss  Dictogloss – Classroom Dictation Terms & Conditions of Use A dictogloss is a classroom dictation activity where learners are required to construct a short text (3 sentences) by listening and taking notes, which are then...
Academic Listening Tests

Academic Listening Tests

 Academic Listenings: TED Talks Terms & Conditions of Use This blog provides a range of Academic Listening Tests based on TED Talks and includes a free download. The tests are designed to help students develop lecture and note-taking listening skills. The...