Download Quiz English speakers often shorten sounds and/or words in their speech. This is called REDUCTION. The words that are generally reduced are function words that don’t carry much meaning, such as pronouns (he, she, his, her, them), articles (a, an, the) and prepositions (in, to). Listen to the audio below as you read the sentences. … Read More
Directions: Listen to the first video presentation completely. Then listen again to the first presentation writing main ideas and supporting details. Listen one last time checking your notes with the presentation. Answer the questions based on your notes. Follow the same directions for videos two and three. Email your answers to email@example.com Review: Notetaking Faking it: How… Read More
When a professor is giving an example for a teaching point and he or she wants to compare or contrast, they often use signal words. To improve your listening skills, become familiar with the list below. Words or Phrases Used to Compare In addition, the neighboring countries in Africa also suffered from the drought. Some businesses in… Read More
Class Discussion Discussion Questions: Were the women in the video influenced negatively by the sexist commercials? Explain. According to the video, can media influence our perceptions of ourselves? How can negative biases influence student performance? Explain?