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Cornerstones for English Language Learners, 1st edition

  • Patricia G. Moody
  • Robert M. Sherfield
  • Robyn Brinks Lockwood


Part of the Cornerstones series, this booklet supports students who are English learners through practical strategies to develop college-level reading, writing, listening and note-taking skills.


Cornerstones for English Language Learners 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.

Table of contents

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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Published by Pearson (August 8th 2013) - Copyright © 2014