105年第1學期-0104 英語口語訓練（一） 課程資訊
In Oral Training I, students will learn to:
(1)speak publicly and academically with confidence
(2)listen to public speaking critically, responsively, and objectively
(3)express ideas and present information in a smooth, understandable and organized fashion
(4)speak articulately to inform public audiences
(5)participate in discussionsThe first semester of the course is focused on public speaking about personal experiences and to inform others about a topic. The second semester is focused on informative and persuasive public speaking. Students will do activities both in and out of class to help them gain confidence and fluency for speaking in English in front of their classmates and teachers.
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 HourTuesday 10:20-12:00 @ Office #16 inside the FLLD office (Students: Email in advance to make an appointment)
Speech Communication Made Simple: A Multicultural Perspective, 3rd edition, by Dale & Wolf