This course is for advanced English speakers. It will focus on providing students with opportunities to discourse on a variety of topics, including current affairs and social issues. The emphasis will be on expressing personal opinions in the context of discussions, presentations and informal debates.
The aim of this course is to help students develop a greater confidence and grammatical accuracy with their verbal skills, and to diversify their vocabulary base.
Students will focus on developing their verbal skills by completing various tasks, such as giving speeches on a selection of subjects. The focus will be on building and practicing the language skills needed for commenting, debating and expressing opinions with clarity. Feedback will be given by the instructor, and ways to improve language skills discussed and practiced.
Print-outs will be provided as needed.
This course is for graduates.
The final grade will be allocated based on the following criteria: attendance, class work and participation, and an end of term oral test.