99年第1學期-0087 英語口語訓練（一） 課程資訊
At the end of this course, students will have developed confidence in speaking publicly and academically, learned how to listen to public speaking critically, responsively and objectively, mastered how to present familiar topics in a smooth, understandable and organized fashion in both prepared and impromptu speeches, learned to speak in order to inform and persuade others, and practiced conversation and discussion skills
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.
Office HourOffice: FL111-B Office hours: Tuesdays 12-2 pm or by appointment (subject to change) E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The required material is the course handbook from Dr. Yin. Optional is the textbook Speech Communication Made Simple: A Multicultural Perspective, 3rd edition, by Dale & Wolf.