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Speaking of Speech

Dear students,
I have been told that I must use a textbook in the first semester, so if you still have a copy of Speaking of Speech please bring it to class. I don't want to use it too much, but we will have to use it for some of the time.
Kind regards,
Chris Elvin

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Day / Time:Tuesday Period 1 Contact:     chriselvin@gmail.com Class blog: http://www.elvinpr.blogspot.jp Classroom:  X202 Class Code:FK303
Course Description & Objectives This course is designed primarily to improve students’ presentation skills and thereby to develop their integrative English language proficiency.In spring the goal is to acquire basic presentations skills, including how to organize a presentation, supporting arguments with evidence, effective use of visual aids, and aspects of delivery such as eye contact or gesture. Students base their presentations on the basic patterns taught and learn to speak from notes. More skilled students make longer persuasive presentations as the term progresses. The class is conducted in English. Textbook: LeBeau, C., & Harrington, D. (2009). Speaking of speech. Oxford, UK: Macmillan. Course Schedule: Week 1       (April 17th)    Orientation and To…