College Listening & Notetaking 411

You must first complete College Listening & Notetaking 311 before taking this course.

Next Session starts February 2, 2022.


Listening & Notetaking 411 continues to engages students in understanding academic lectures. Each unit focuses on building vocabulary, note taking strategies, and understanding American university lectures.

Who’s the course for?

Our course is designed for intermediate to high-intermediate (B2), non-native speakers of English, who plan to attend a university in the United States and need to master academic readingwriting, and listening skills

What’s inside the course?

Listening & Notetaking 411 includes video presentations, listening passages, downloadable handouts, interactive quizzes, and teacher feedback.

What will students learn?
  • Listening – lectures
  • Vocabulary – key words and phrases
  • Critical Thinking – drawing conclusions from presentations
About the instructor

Richard P Carrigan, MSE

Richard Carrigan has been an educator for over 30 years and a filmmaker for the past ten. He has experience teaching English as a Second Language in Japan and teaching university students in the United States. He earned his undergraduate degree from Loma Linda University and his graduate degree from Shenandoah University.

1. Views on Crime

2. The U.S. and the World

3. Role of Government in the Economy

4. Government by Constitution

5. Punishing and Sentencing

6. Final Quiz