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Success at university

In this video, key members of the leadership team at Coventry University discuss the characteristics of successful students.

Watch the video for gist and focus on recording only the key information. Remember, listening for gist means you don’t try to write every word, just record the main ideas and ignore any words or phrases you don’t know.

Please note that the transcript and subtitles for this video will be available in a later step. This is to enable you to practise listening now.

Your task

Review the predictions you noted down from discussion 1.3, What does a successful student look like?

Have you found out anything new about successful students that you hadn’t predicted?

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English for Academic Study

Coventry University