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Cornerstones for English Language Learners, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Robert M. Sherfield, Patricia G. Moody, Robyn Brinks Lockwood

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Sep 24, 2013

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For courses in Student Success, First Year seminar, Study Skills, and for any program or individual seeking strategies for English language learning success.


Cornerstones for English Language Learners supports students who are English learners through practical strategies to develop college-level reading, writing, listening and note-taking skills. Part of the Cornerstones series, this booklet offers helpful tips and concrete strategies for listening, organization, and note-taking for students whose first language is not English. It provides specific strategies for reading successfully on the college level, taking effective notes, and improving listening. Students are also encouraged to find support through campus resources such as tutoring centers, writing labs, conversation partners, international centers, and their peers.


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Cornerstones for English Language Learners helps students:


·         Learn the importance of being a strong reader

·         See how to develop and manage college-level listening skills

·         Understand the importance of effective note taking and organization

·         Practice strategies for being successful with college-level reading

·         Apply methods for becoming a more effective listener in college-level classes

·         Use a variety of note-taking methods to help record what they have learned in class

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$7.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-86345-4