Understanding general meaning
How can you get better at this?
To practise this alone, a good exercise is to use a
- Choose a recording at the right level - not too hard!
It's very helpful if there is a script, so you can read as well as
- Listen and make notes about the main points only. Try not
to stop the recording.
- Listen again and check your notes: have you got all the
main points? Are some of the points you've written really
details, not main points?
- Now read the transcript for a final check.
What materials can you use for this?
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