The aim of this course is to provide students with good opportunities to improve their skills of communication in English for the international conference and academic journals. Students should practice as many times as possible in each session.
FIRST, the students will be supplied with general ideas how to compose academic papers in English, which should be followed by students’ practice (assignment 1).
SECONDLY, some hints for talk at the international conference will be given to students who will be required to revise the paper (assignment 1) into a draft of talk (assignment 2).
THIRDLY, based on the draft (assignment 2), the students should compose their own PowerPoint presentations for their talks after the lecture how to create them (assignment 3).
FINALLY, the students will be obligated to deliver their papers with PowerPoint presentation (assignment 4) followed by peer review.
Here is the target of this module.
i) How to compose and deliver your paper in English
ii) How to compose an effective Powerpoint presentation in English
iii) How to make discussions in English
Date Task & Activity
28.04.10 Compose a draft
1. Lecture: Sentence & Structure & Grammar for English academic articles
2. Practice: Compose a draft of own research
→ Submit the first draft (as an attachment) online by 13.05.2010
19.05.10 1. Revision of the draft submitted by 13.05.10 with tutor’s comments
2. Lecture: Talk
3. Practice: Compose a draft of talk
→ Submit the first draft (as an attachment) online by 27.05.2010
02.06.10 1. Revision of the draft of talk with tutor’s comments
2. How to read out the draft (followed by peer reviews)
(If possible, Powerpoint session could be started)
16.06.10 Compose a Powerpoint file
1. Lecture: How to compose Powerpoint file in English
2. Practice: Powerpoint file composition
→ Submit the first draft (as an attachment) online by 24.06.2010
30.06.10 Revision of the draft of Powerpoint file with tutor’s comments
→ Submit the final version of Powerpoint file and the draft for reading out (as an attachment)
online by 08.07.2010
14.07.10 Presentation: presentation 15-20 min + discussion + peer review
21.07.10 Presentation: presentation 15-20 min + discussion + peer review
As of 14.04.2010
PC & personal dictionary (printed/electronic) should be brought with the students at all the sessions.
Assessment: Attendance (30); Assignment (30); Presentation (40)