Listening Skills to Succeed at University – Online Course
Improve your listening skills and learn practical strategies for effective listening at university with this online course from the University of Leeds.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for all university students preparing to begin their studies in the UK as it supports their transition to engaged, critical academic listening. It will support both home and international students in understanding the importance of listening in intercultural communication, which is key for university study. The course is part of the academic skills collection, designed to improve university students’ academic and study skills. Explore other courses in the academic skills collection offered by the University of Leeds.
What topics will you cover?
What is listening?
A model for academic listening.
Listening as an interactive process.
Effective academic listening in university lectures
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Identify what is involved in effective academic listening.
Identify the intercultural aspects of listening and explain the impact of culture on communication.
Apply critical listening skills at university and other contexts.