2020 Oral Expression in English GI 3

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Academic unit or major
English language courses
Instructor(s)
Stoneburgh Mark 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Mode of instruction
ZOOM
Day/Period(Room No.)
Intensive ()  
Group
3
Course number
LAE.E181
Credits
2
Academic year
2020
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2020/9/18
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
English
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Course description and aims

In keeping with the title, all of the “Oral Expression in English” courses are devoted to improving students' skills in speaking. Apart from making presentations, effective speaking also involves effective listening, so the classwork and homework in the course require that students carry out both interactive speech and are engaged in listening exercises. Oral Expression in English GI is offered during the summer vacation as an intensive course.
This course aims to provide students with English oral expression skills necessary to study abroad, with a specific focus on discussion and presentation.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to discuss and give presentations on the topics of their choices, and thus be ready to study abroad.

Keywords

speaking, listening, discussion, presentation, study abroad

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.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Course introduction, Self-introductions, Fluency/vocabulary/listening/Role-playing
Class 2 Family and Friends Fluency/vocabulary/listening/Role-playing
Class 3 Presentations 1 Fluency/vocabulary/listening/Role-playing
Class 4 Shopping Fluency/vocabulary/listening/Role-playing
Class 5 Food and Eating Fluency/vocabulary/listening/Role-playing
Class 6 Presentations 2 Fluency/vocabulary/listening/Role-playing
Class 7 Jobs and Careers Fluency/vocabulary/listening/Role-playing
Class 8 Small Business Ownership Fluency/vocabulary/listening/Role-playing
Class 9 Business project and presentation Fluency/vocabulary/listening/Role-playing
Class 10 Culture Fluency/vocabulary/listening/Role-playing
Class 11 The United States of America Fluency/vocabulary/listening/Role-playing
Class 12 Presentations 3 Fluency/vocabulary/listening/Role-playing
Class 13 School Fluency/vocabulary/listening/Role-playing
Class 14 The Future Fluency/vocabulary/listening/Role-playing

Textbook(s)

Handouts

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Handouts

Assessment criteria and methods

50% Attendance and Class Participation
30% Presentations
20% Quizzes

Related courses

  • LAE.E131 : Oral Expression in English 1
  • LAE.E132 : Oral Expression in English 2
  • LAE.E133 : Oral Expression in English 3
  • LAE.E134 : Oral Expression in English 4

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

none

Other

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