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May 1st lesson

Dear students,
Today you will present about social issues. Remember to be new and interesting, to research well and to think critically. Your slides should help you to tell your story and you should engage your audience with your eyes. Please talk for at least three minutes each.
Kind regards,
Chris Elvin

April 24th lesson

Dear students,
Today you will prepare your first presentation with your group. The topic is social issues. You should prepare a presentation so that each person will talk for at least three minutes. Make slides, and remember to be new, interesting, research well, and think critically about your topic.
When you deliver your speech (soon), please also remember eye contact.
Kind regards,
Chris Elvin

Welcome to Chris Elvin's Rikkyo University Presentation Class

Dear students,
Welcome to Presentation class.

English Presentation I (Spring, 2018) Chris Elvin
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…