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Listening Comprehension
Listening comprehension

Language Assistant Email Office hours for students
Elizabeth Anne Ferguson by appointment

Assigned to the Degree Course

Modern Languages and Cultures (L-11)
Curriculum: AZIENDALE
Date Time Classroom / Location
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Learning Objectives

Students will complete exercises aimed at:

  • discovering better language learning strategies
  • widening their vocabulary, in particular with regard to the business world
  • reaching a full, strong B2 level and moving forward towards a C1 level in speaking and listening skills


Students will work on the thematic areas touched upon in their lessons with Dr. Peterson, using the textbook:   In Company 3.0 Upper Intermediate.   

Each week they will find tasks on the Blended Learning page, which will include both in-class and at-home work to do.  Students will be expected to participate actively in classroom discussions.  Students will be presented with a vast range of  business vocabulary and topics.   During the oral exam, students will be asked to explain th work they have done, and be ready to answer questions about it, and about the work described in their personal Listening Diary, which they must bring  with them to the exam.  In the diaries, they will need to note down each week the listening practice work they have done outside class.  

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the language assistant in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the language assistant specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Teaching, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Course books

 In Company 3.0 Upper Intermediate B2,   McMillan (2014)


Throughout the academic year, students will need to keep a person Listening Journal in which they note down each week the listening activities done inside and out of class, and be ready to discuss it during the oral exam.  Students should aim for AT least 2 to 3 hours a week of listening activities outside the classroom.

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