Effective Presentations in English

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Omura Azusa 
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Fall Semester

Outline of lecture

This course offers an effective way of giving presentations in English with visual aids. Students are required to attend all classes and give two presentations in English. All texts are read, and discussion and presentations are conducted in English.

Purpose of lecture

The chief objective of the course is to improve students窶 skills in presenting their research in academic conferences and classes in English. By gaining a basic knowledge of academic presentations in English, students will be able to compose effective presentations with visual aids. And through the two required presentations, students will study how to respond to questions from audiences and capture the audiences窶 attention with visual information.
This course will encourage students to present their research in English in an effective way.

Plan of lecture

Class 1 General Introduction to the Course
Class 2 Preparation for Presentations, Discussion (1) Food
Class 3 Introduction to Presentations, Discussion (2) Family
Class 4 Body of Presentations, Discussion (3) Education
Class 5 Conclusion of Presentations, Discussion (4) Human Rights
Class 6 Languages for Presentations, Discussion (5) Technology
Class 7 Students窶 Presentations
Class 8 Students窶 Presentations
Class 9 How to Use Visual Aids 1, Discussion (6) Art
Class 10 How to Use Visual Aids 2, Discussion (7) Success and happiness
Class 11 Delivering Presentations 1, Discussion (8) Poverty
Class 12 Delivering Presentations 2, Discussion (9) Journalism
Class 13 Students窶 Presentations
Class 14 Students窶 Presentations
Class 15 Summary

Textbook and reference


Related and/or prerequisite courses



The course evaluation is based on attendance, participation in discussion and two presentations. Students are required to give two presentations.

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