For upper intermediate learners, edition 4 of Listening & Notetaking Skills engages learners by incorporating powerful National Geographic content including authentic interviews and videos featuring National Geographic Explorers. Each unit presents notetaking techniques and strategies based on organizational modes with varied opportunities for practice and application in authentic academic situations such as reconstructing lectures from notes and using notes for study purposes. Learners are encouraged to personalize the strategies for optimal results. Components include student book, CDs, and an optional set of 5 National Geographic videos relating to unit content. The videos provide a meaningful context for discussion and application of essential listening, notetaking, and vocabulary skills.