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-Note down the main ideas. (words)×
-Systematically note down the links between different ideas.
-Pay attention to conjunctions, verb tenses, conditional forms, and modal verbs.
-Note down accurately the numbers, dates and proper names.
Tip: Digest before taking notes!
the contradiction between listening and writing
Great attention should be paid to understanding
2. Use whatever language that comes to your mind
(125-140 words per minute// 25 words per minute)
use abbreviations, symbols,acronyms;
use whatever language that comes to your mind: SL or TL)
The negotiation held between the UN and rebel forces in Afghanistan broke down.
Notes are useless if you cannot read them later
break up the sentence into sense units
Notes are essentially individual in character. Try to develop your own personalized note-taking methods.