ERIC Number: ED240858
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Oct
Reference Count: 0
How to Succeed in Your College Courses: A Guide for the ESL Student.
A guide to learning strategies for English as a second language (ESL) college students outlines a variety of classroom and study skills, information about American academic practices, and common cultural misconceptions. Sections are included on listening with comprehension, understanding lecture format and style, taking lecture notes, speaking for communication, participating in class discussions, giving a prepared talk and feeling at ease, use of different kinds of dictionaries, using the library resources and services, the role of critical thinking in college education, and taking various types of examinations. The guide includes brief descriptions of typical situations in which ESL students might find themselves. (MSE)
Descriptors: Assignments, College Students, Communication Skills, Critical Thinking, Dictionaries, Discussion, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Library Skills, Listening Skills, Notetaking, Speech Skills, Student Evaluation, Student Participation, Study Skills, Test Wiseness, Testing
Association of American Publishers, One Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016 (single copies free)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of American Publishers, New York, NY.