2019 Oral Expression in English GⅡA

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Academic unit or major
English language courses
Instructor(s)
Stoneburgh Mark 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Mode of instruction
 
Day/Period(Room No.)
Intensive ()  
Group
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Course number
LAE.E336
Credits
2
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
4Q
Syllabus updated
2019/12/24
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
English
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Course description and aims

The objective of this short-term intensive program is to train students in such a way as to increase their abilities in English oral expression, to the point where they can participate in tertiary education in the English-speaking world. The class is titled “Oral Expression in English GII-1”, and is directed at undergraduates. This is an English elective subject, and participants are eligible to receive 2 units of credit.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to speak for several minutes by themselves or in dialogues on a range of topics, paying attention to their own pronunciation issues.

Keywords

Speaking, listening, discussion, presentation

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

This five-day intensive course is designed for students looking for a forum that will allow them to speak English on a wide array of topics. It will be student-centered and (very) active participation will be expected. The general daily format is discussion/debate with presentations at the end of the day. Aside from general fluency, other areas that will be addressed include: critical thinking skills, presentation skills, listening skills, and vocabulary building. If you are looking for a fun but challenging class, this may be what you are looking for.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Day 1: (1) Course introduction, Self-introductions Fluency/ critical thinking/ presentation/ listening / vocabulary building
Class 2 Day 1: (2) Hometown Fluency/ critical thinking/ presentation/ listening / vocabulary building
Class 3 Day 1: (3) Individual Presentations 1 Fluency/ critical thinking/ presentation/ listening / vocabulary building
Class 4 Day 2: (1) Nationalities Fluency/ critical thinking/ presentation/ listening / vocabulary building
Class 5 Day 2: (2) Stereotypes Fluency/ critical thinking/ presentation/ listening / vocabulary building
Class 6 Day 2: (3) Individual Presentations 2 Fluency/ critical thinking/ presentation/ listening / vocabulary building
Class 7 Day 3: (1) America Fluency/ critical thinking/ presentation/ listening / vocabulary building
Class 8 Day 3: (2) Europe Fluency/ critical thinking/ presentation/ listening / vocabulary building
Class 9 Day 3: (3) Individual Presentations 3 Fluency/ critical thinking/ presentation/ listening / vocabulary building
Class 10 Day 4: (1) Social Issues Fluency/ critical thinking/ presentation/ listening / vocabulary building
Class 11 Day 4: (2) Group Research and Preparation 1 Fluency/ critical thinking/ presentation/ listening / vocabulary building
Class 12 Day 4: (3) Group Research and Preparation 2 Fluency/ critical thinking/ presentation/ listening / vocabulary building
Class 13 Day 5: (1) (PPT) Group Presentations, Q&A 1 Fluency/ critical thinking/ presentation/ listening / vocabulary building
Class 14 Day 5: (2) (PPT) Group Presentations, Q&A 2 Fluency/ critical thinking/ presentation/ listening / vocabulary building
Class 15 Day 5: (3) The Future Fluency/ critical thinking/ presentation/ listening / vocabulary building

Textbook(s)

Handouts will be provided

Reference books, course materials, etc.

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Assessment criteria and methods

40% Attendance and Class Participation, 40% Presentations, 20% Quizzes

Related courses

  • LAE.E181 : Oral Expression in English GI
  • LAE.E182 : Oral Expression in English GII
  • LAE.E436 : Oral Expression in English G IV

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Intermediate to advanced level English

Other

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