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Taking Notes in English – Part 7 of 7: Get to Know your Teacher’s Lecture Style

This is the final video in my series on taking notes in English. I think parts 1 to 6 covered the most important points you need to know. This short post is a kind of “plus alpha” for you. If […]

Taking Notes in English – Part 6 of 7: Review, Revise and Preview Lecture Notes

I’ve so far posted on what tools to use, verbal cues, non-verbal cues, note-taking systems, and shorthand (abbreviations and symbols) for my series on note-taking. What follows is part six, which is about how to revise, review, and preview your […]

PechaKucha Presentations

Public speaking is scarier than death for many people, but most of us need to do it. If you’re formally studying anything, you’re probably going to have to make a presentation at some point, right? Presentations that are too low […]

Taking Notes in English – PART 5 of 7: Shorthand

In the last post, I presented you with 4 systems for taking notes. Now it’s time to cover a technique you can use to write information more quickly, which is a simple form of shorthand – using abbreviations & symbols. […]

Taking Notes in English – Part 4 of 7: Systems to Record

Welcome to part four on my series about taking notes from lectures that are given in English. We’ve covered what tools to use, and the verbal and non-verbal cues to pay attention to so that you know what is important […]

Note Taking in English – PART 3 of 7: Non-verbal Cues

Hello lovely language learners! Morksensei here. In this post we’re going to continue our series on note-taking. In part 2 we talked about 4 verbal cues, or hints, given by a lecturer that can remind you what is important and […]

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