UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA

ACADEMY OF LANGUAGE STUDIES

 

COURSE OUTLINE

 

ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES

(PUBLIC SPEAKING/ ORAL PRESENTATIONS)

 

Lecturer: Associate Professor Dr. Othman Ismail

http://www.othmanismail.com email: othman_phd@yahoo.com

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DAY
TOPICS & Assignments
CONTENT

2 Hrs@Week:

 

1

 

 

Course Orientation:

 Basic Principles of Speech communication

 

Assignments:

Read Lucas (2007) pp. 2-52

Distribute course outline, explain course content, objectives, and assessment (draft outline, preparation outline and criteria, and relevant materials for individual presentation)

Understanding basic principles of speech communication (the importance of speaking effectively in public, speech communication process, the importance of ethics in speaking and listening, effective listening)

2

Introduction to Public Speaking

Listening

Read Lucas (2007) pp. 373-395

 

Researching for possible topics (Presentation 1 and 2)

Speaking to inform (informative speeches)
Types of informative speeches
Guidelines for informative speeches

Researching topic and collecting materials (brainstorming, screening of topics, scope, relevance and depth of topic)

Determining presentation aims and structure (purpose, audience, time management)

3

Strategies in Delivering

Types of Speeches

 

Special Occasion Speeches

 

Read Lucas (2007) pp. 270-323

Preparation for Presentation 1 (inclusive of draft outline)

Preparing the presentation

delivering speeches (using accurate and appropriate language)

Voice(pronunciation/enunciation, fluency, accuracy, articulation, intonation, stress) and nonverbal aspects of delivery

 

Individual students present topics to lecturers for approval

4

Assignments:

Read Lucas (2007) pp. 86-107; pp. 228-242; pp. 206-223

Principles involved in an effective speech introduction

 

Determining presentation aims and structure (central idea, specific purpose statement)

 

Preparation outline - introduction

5

Preparation for Presentation 1

Individual students show draft outline (introduction of informative speech)

6

Assessment 1: Individual presentations -Introduction (2-3 minutes)
7
  Assessment 1: Individual presentations -Introduction (2-3 minutes) (If necessary)
Review of presentation 1
a. Determining and designing visual aids (suitability, usefulness, interaction with visual aids)
Preparation for individual presentations (Presentation 2)
8
Researching for possible topics for Presentation 3 Assessment 2: Individual presentations (3-5 minutes)
9
  Assessment 2: Individual presentations (3-5 minutes)
10
Writing preparation outline

Assessment 2: Individual presentations (3-5 minutes)

(If necessary) Review of presentation 2
a. Dealing with questions and comments from the audience
b. Preparation for individual presentations and writing of Preparation Outline

11
Preparing for Presentation 3

Preparation for individual presentations and writing of Preparation Outline OR
Assessment 3: Individual presentations (8-10 minutes)

(Each speaker is to submit his/her Preparation Outline before presenting)

12
  Assessment 3: Individual presentations (8-10 minutes)
13
  Assessments: Individual presentations (8-10 minutes)
14
  Assessment 3: Individual presentations (8-10 minutes)
Review of presentation 3

On-going assessment (General Scoring)

Presentation 1

Individual Presentation -Introduction 2-3 minutes

20%

Presentation 2

Individual Presentation-Presenting one main point from central idea using power point slides 3-5 minutes

30%

Presentation 3

Individual Presentation - Presenting an informative speech 8-10 minutes

40%
Preparation Outline (Presentation 3) 10%
Total 100%



 

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