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ESL Resources for Teachers: Note-taking

ESL Resources for Teachers is divided into skill areas of language-learning, similar to the kinds of ESL courses at DUQ. It offers resources for developing lesson plans, researching, classroom materials, test preparation, and many more.

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"Note Taking" by kizzzbeth is licensed under a CC 2.0 Attribution

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Cornell Method for Note-taking

The Cornell Method for Note-taking is very efficient way to organize information from class.

Make any notebook ready to take notes this way by:

  • making a column on the side for main ideas or topics
  • making an area at the bottom for a summary of your notes (do this after class when you study).

Also, practice using abbreviations as you take notes.

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