99年第1學期-0088 英語口語訓練（一） 課程資訊
|Attendance and Participation||10||Students are expected to actively participate in class discussions and activities.|
|Speech 1||15||My Most Embarrassing Moment/Experience (2-3 minutes)|
|Speech 2||20||My Favorite Book, Movie, or TV Program (3-5 minutes)|
|Speech 3||25||Let me Show you How to Do it (4-6 minutes)|
|Speech 4||30||What I am Most Grateful for (5-7 minutes)|
The objective of this course is to help students develop confidence when speaking before an academic audience. Students will learn how to put a speech together in an engaging and organized fashion, deliver a speech in an intelligible and smooth manner, and understand how to listen to public speaking critically and objectively.
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.
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Getting Started in Public Speaking by James Payne and Diana Prentice Carlin. 3rd editon.