Course Description

Course Name

Public Speaking and Practical English

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


The following information is for preliminary informational purposes and is subject to change. More detailed information will be distributed at the first class meeting.

This course will give you the opportunity to practice using your English in a variety of presentation formats. The formats for the presentations may include: Impromptu, Informative, Teaching, Dubbing, and Live Broadcast. Dubbing and Live Broadcast presentations will be team presentations. The two-member teams will be assigned by the instructor.

Students will be required to complete peer evaluations during every class meeting for their classmates? presentations. Students will also complete self-evaluations and participate in one-on-one conferences with the instructor for certain presentations.

Activities in class will also include analysis of recorded speeches and presentations. Supplementary lessons may include voice projection and work on differentiating written from oral language.

Attendance will be taken at every class meeting.

Students will be evaluated on the following criteria:
Presentations: 90%
Evaluations: 10%

*Course content subject to change