2020 Oral Expression in English 16 1

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Academic unit or major
English language courses
Instructor(s)
Abel Jonathan 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Mode of instruction
ZOOM
Day/Period(Room No.)
()  
Group
1
Course number
LAE.E434
Credits
1
Academic year
2020
Offered quarter
4Q
Syllabus updated
2020/6/7
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
English
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Course description and aims

“Oral Expression in English” courses are devoted to improving students’ skills in speaking. Effective speaking also involves effective listening, so the classwork and homework in these courses require students to engage in speech and listening exercises.

Oral Expression in English 16 continues Oral Expression in English 15's focus on the improvement of oral skills while extending discussions to a broader range of topics.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to speak for several minutes alone or in dialogues on a range of topics, while being mindful of the particular problems of pronunciation to which their attentions are directed during the quarter.

Keywords

speaking, listening,oral communication, interactive

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

We will continue to explore a variety of issues based on topics relevant to the students' lives and experience. A group presentation will reinforce confident speaking.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Language.Class discussion and group work. Students will assess and respond to the materials provided under instruction.
Class 2 Appearance. Class discussion and group work. Students will assess and respond to the materials provided under instruction.
Class 3 Manners and Etiquette. Class discussion and group work. Students will assess and respond to the materials provided under instruction.
Class 4 Popular Culture. Class discussion and group work. Students will assess and respond to the materials provided under instruction.
Class 5 Religion. Class discussion and group work. Students will assess and respond to the materials provided under instruction.
Class 6 Presentation in class. Delivery and assessment of Presentations as prepared.
Class 7 Review and Final Examination Self-assessment and Interviews.

Textbook(s)

Materials provided.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

none

Assessment criteria and methods

Class participation and homework, 50%
Final Exam, 25%
Final Presentation, 25%

Related courses

  • LAE.E433 : Oral Expression in English 15

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

none

Other

It is recommended that students take this course in sequence with LAE.E433.

Attendance at the first class is compulsory for students planning to take this course.

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