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Week 2 Tutorial (Language Lab.

A. Expected Learning Outcomes of the Lesson

By the end of this lesson, students will be able to:

 Understand how to make use of the online resources at the textbook companion websites
(Online Learning Centre for CWSR and RSS)
 Take effective notes from lectures

B. Suggested Learning Activities for Tutorial 2

 Note-taking Practice: Listen to one of the following three lectures and take notes on the lecture.
Then, answer the questions that follow the selection by referring to your textbook:
o Activity 4, Lecture about Listening, pp.73-75
o Activity 5, Lecture about Propaganda Techniques, pp.75-76
o Activity 6, Lecture about Effective Writing, pp.77-79
 Thirteen Hints for Taking Effective Classroom Notes, pp.53-61

C. Supplementary Learning Activities

 Reading Practice: Read the details of the “Thirteen Hints for Taking Effective Classroom
Notes” and complete the questions on pp.53-61.
 Note-taking Practice: Listen to the other two audio files on Moodle and complete the rest of the
note-taking practices (Activity 4/5/6, pp.73-79) for the lectures not covered in class.

D. Useful Resources
 Online Diagnostic Exercises at Companion Website (CWSR) http://highered.mcgraw-
 Listen to the lectures at and take notes on the
 More references and activities on listening to lecture and note-taking at “Language and
Learning Online” website at
 More activities on listening to lectures at the “Essential Academic English Skills (ease)”

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CC2001 Textbook (Abridged) vs. Online Resources @ Companion Websites

Textbook: English Skills for Academic Studies, 2009

An abridged version of:
™ Reading and Study Skills (RSS), Eighth Edition (Extracts) (ISBN: 978-0-07-298277-0)
™ College Writing Skills with Readings (CWSR), Seventh Edition (Extracts) (ISBN: 978-007-126652-9)

Coursebook Websites
• College Writing Skills with Readings <http://highered.mcgraw->
• Reading and Study Skills

CC2001 Textbook Website for CWSR Website for RSS

Unit 1 – Reading and Summarizing Main Ideas
Chapter 1: Recognizing Main Ideas in RSS – Part 4, Skill 5; Part 7, Main Idea
Paragraphs and Short Selections
Chapter 2: Knowing How to RSS – Part 4, Skill 7; Part 7,
Summarize Summarising
Chapter 3: Paraphrasing and Writing a CWSR – Ch 18
Unit 2 – Research Skills
Chapter 1: Taking Notes RSS – Part 2, Taking Classroom notes
Chapter 2: Researching for Relevant CWSR – Ch 22
Chapter 3: Using the Library and the CWSR – Ch 21 RSS – Part 7, Using Research Skills
Unit 3 – Writing Academic Essays
Chapter 1: An Introduction to Writing CWSR – Ch 1
Chapter 2: The Writing Process CWSR – Ch 2
Chapter 3: The First and Second Steps CWSR – Ch 3
in Essay Writing
Chapter 4: The Third Step in Essay CWSR – Ch 4 RSS – Part 4, Skill 4
Chapter 5, Using Other Sources to CWSR – Ch 22
Support Your Thesis
Chapter 6: The Fourth Step in Essay CWSR – Ch 5
Chapter 7: Four Bases for Revising CWSR – Ch 6
Chapter 8: Introduction to Essay CWSR – Ch 7
Unit 4 – Sentence Skills
Chapter 1: Fragments CWSR – Ch 24
Chapter 2: Run-Ons CWSR – Ch 25
Chapter 3: Misplaced Modifiers CWSR – Ch 32
Chapter 4: Dangling Modifiers CWSR – Ch 33
Unit 5 – Grammar Revision
Chapter 1: Verbs CWSR – Ch 28
Chapter 2: Subject-verb agreement CWSR – Ch 27
Chapter 3: Pronoun Agreement and CWSR – Ch 29
Chapter 4: ESL Pointers CWSR – Ch 45
Chapter 5: Editing Tests CWSR – Ch 44

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