For those whose first language is not English, listening and taking notes in class can be especially difficult.
Focused preparation and specific note taking strategies can compensate for difficulties with listening.
Also, you can build listening practice into your daily schedule. Listen to English as you drive, make dinner, or do other regular chores.
The PowerPoint slides and Resource Sheet are filled with advice for taking notes and suggested sites for listening to English.
Listening and Note Taking PowerPoint Slides
Listening and Note Taking Resource Sheet