Summary of Global Reading and Listening

Topic Progress:

Final task
a) Find a TED talk on an academic topic of your choice – go to
b) Use the PPP approach and the strategies discussed in this lesson to take notes and understand the video.
c) Record any new vocabulary so that you can learn it.
d) Note down your opinion of the video in the comments section on the TED website (optional)

“Congratulations on completing the first lesson ‘Reading and Listening for Global Understanding’. Now you have a better idea of how to understand a text or video using effective strategies recommended by professionals and academics and learn new vocabulary. These are skills you will need throughout your study and work. We will return to ‘Reading’ later in the module when we talk about reading for academic research. See you in the next lesson where you learn to Master Study Skills.”

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