Listening and Notetaking Skills, Fourth Edition

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Intermediate, Upper-intermediate, Advanced


Listening and Notetaking Skills incorporates engaging National Geographic content and video featuring authentic interviews and videos with National Geographic Explorers! This unique approach engages learners while enhancing listening comprehension and developing notetaking and study skills.

  • Authentic National Geographic videos provide a meaningful context for discussion and application of essential listening, notetaking, and vocabulary skills.
  • New and updated academic lectures offer compelling, cross-curricular content that simulate authentic scenarios for maximum academic readiness.
  • Every unit introduces focused notetaking strategies to prepare students for success in their academic work.

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Patricia A. Dunkel

Patricia A. Dunkel is Professor Emerita of Applied Linguistics at Georgia State University. Her research includes a focus on the utility and techniques of note-taking on second/foreign language (L2) ... more

Phyllis L. Lim

Phyllis Lim, Ph.D., taught intensive ESL for over 20 years at the Center for English as a Second Language at the University of Arizona, directed the MATEFL Program at Bilkent University (Turkey) as a ... more

William Smalzer

Frank Pialorsi

Frank Pialorsi, Ph.D., directed the first self-supporting intensive English program at the University of Arizona in the summer of 1968. Before that, he was with the Fulbright Foundation in Greece for ... more
Each level of the Listening & Notetaking Skills series is available as an eBook. Students can seamlessly access their student book content, audio, and National Geographic video anywhere and on most devices.