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Tips for Listening

Tips for Listening

  1. Sit where you can best hear the instructor, away from other distractions.
  2. Study with other students and listen to what they say about the course material.  Hearing them talk from their class notes may be more helpful than reviewing your own written notes.
  3. Record lectures and listen to them again later when reviewing material before a test.
  4. When studying, read you notes aloud.  Review previous tests by reading the questions aloud and speaking your answers.  If a section in your textbook seems confusing, read it aloud.
  5. Talk with your instructor if you feel you are not understanding course readings.
  6. Use rhymes or acronyms to recall verbal information.
  7. Explore supplemental learning aids, such as audio and video podcasts.

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