105年第1學期-0120 英語口語訓練(一) 課程資訊

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選課分析

本課程名額為 20人,已有20人選讀,尚餘名額0人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
Class Assignments 80 Students will give in-class speeches on several topics, such as a meaningful object and personal opinion on an issue.
Self-assessment of speeches 20 Students will assess their own speeches based on the videos which are uploaded to the THU Moodle platform.

授課教師

劉美惠

教育目標

On completion of the course, students should be able to 1. develop confidence in speaking publicly and academically; 2. learn how to listen to public speaking critically, responsively, and objectively; 3. master how to present familiar topics in a smooth, understandable, and organized fashion in both prepared and imprompu speeches; 4. learn to speak in order to inform and persuade others; and 5. practice conversation and discussion skills.

課程概述

Oral Training 1 is a first-year required course aimed at improving the ability of students to communicate in fluent and accurate English. Furthermore, its aim is to help students develop confidence in speaking publicly and academically. Students will also learn how to listen critically, responsively and objectively. Students will master presenting familiar topics in a smooth, understandable and organized way in both prepared and impromptu speeches. Students will also study how to inform and persuade others. These oral skills will be applied in group discussions and debates. Oral assignments include speeches (prepared and impromptu), role-play activities, panel and group discussions, and debates. This course is taught together with Composition 1.

課程資訊

參考書目

Dale, P. & Wolf, J. C. (2006). Speech Communication Made Simple: A Multicultural Perspective (3rd edition). Pearson Education, Inc.