University of Leeds Free Online Course on Listening Skills to Succeed at University

Opportunity Detail

  • Language Requirement Not required
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Non-Degree /Short program
  • Eligible Region/Countries


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  • Medium of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 73005
  • Duration 2 weeks

Opportunity Description

Do you wish to develop your listening abilities and acquire useful listening techniques in college? If so, don’t miss this opportunity! A crucial literacy ability that enables us to make sense of the world is listening. Despite this, it is rarely covered in the classroom, leaving many university students unprepared.

You will learn the value of active listening in this two-week course, as well as techniques to help you hone your listening abilities for academic achievement.


Student life at a university offers a range of listening opportunities, from on-campus bars to lectures, seminars, and tutorials. This course will introduce you to a model of academic listening, help you determine the specific listening abilities needed for each academic context, and teach you how to overcome the major obstacles to successful listening.

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Quick Details:

  • Offered by: University of Leeds
  • Format: Online
  • Deadline: No deadline
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Gender: Male and Female
  • Type: Course
  • Eligible Countries: International

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What topics will you cover?

  • What is being heard?
  • An illustration of academic listening.
  • As a collaborative effort, listening.
  • Multicultural sensitivity.
  • In university lectures, effective listening is necessary.


By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to:

  • Describe the components of excellent academic listening.
  • Explain how culture affects communication while identifying the multicultural characteristics of listening.
  • Use your critical listening abilities in academic settings and other situations.

Note: When you pay the fee for a certificate, you can give it.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • All university students who are getting ready to start their studies in the UK should take this course because it will help them make the transition to active, analytical academic listening.
  • It will help domestic and foreign students alike comprehend the value of listening in cross-cultural communication, which is essential for academic success in higher education.
  • The course is a component of the collection of academic skills aimed at enhancing the academic and study abilities of university students. Investigate further offerings from the University of Leeds’ portfolio of academic skills courses.
  • Any person from any country may apply.
  • You may begin whenever you like.
  • You must have internet connectivity.

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