公共演讲

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课程信息


课程名称:公共演讲   Public Speaking

课程代码:GEHA1016

课程学分:2

课程简介

    

      在公众场合清晰、自如、自信地发言是一种宝贵的,也是必不可少的基本技能。本课程提供公共演讲理论的原则和背景,并帮助学生为各种学术和其他需要演讲或演示的场合作预备。在本课程结束时,学生将能够针对他们熟悉的各种话题,撰写、发表和评估说服型、说明型、娱乐型演讲或演示。本课程的目标是帮助学生在增强在各种规模的人群面前发言的信心,培养和加强在各种情况下准备和发表公开演讲的技能,并向同伴提供有效的建设性反馈。作为家庭作业,学生们将在课堂外完成调研任务,并定期准备简短的演讲在课堂上进行展示。这些演讲,将由同侪和教师评估来不断得以改进。课程主题包括历史上的伟大演说家,建立主题,目的和内容,即席演讲,介绍和结论,演讲,说明型演讲,说服型演讲,共情型演讲,手势和肢体语言,PowerPoint演示文稿和视觉元素使用。课程评估以作业、期中演讲和期末演讲或演示为形式的,还将以学生评价评论同学的能力进行评估。

      Speaking clearly, comfortably and confidently in public is a valuable and often essential skill to possess. This course provides a background in the theories and principles of public speaking, as well as preparing students for a variety of academic and other situations in which speeches and presentations are required. By the end of this course, learners will be able to write, deliver and evaluate persuasive, informative and entertaining speeches or presentations on a range of topics familiar to them. Aims of this course are to increase confidence when speaking in front of small to large groups of people, to develop and strengthen skills in preparing and delivering public oral presentations in a variety of situations, and to give effective constructive feedback to peers. Students will complete research tasks outside the classroom and regularly prepare short speeches as homework to deliver in class. These speeches are then assessed by their peers and the teacher in order to develop continually. Topics include great speakers in history, developing a topic, purpose and content, impromptu speaking, introductions and conclusions, informative speaking, persuasive speaking, emotive speaking, gestures and body language, Powerpoint presentations and use of visuals. Assessment comes in the form of continual homework assignments, a formal midterm speech and a formal final speech or presentation. Leaners are additionally assessed on their ability to evaluate and critique their peers.


授课教师

Dan Withers
     Dan Withers is the Senior Teacher of the English Language Department with EF Academic Partnerships at ShanghaiTech University. He has been teaching English to students of all age levels and proficiencies in China for over six years and he particularly enjoys teaching young adult learners at university level and helping them achieve their personal and professional language goals. Dan is highly skilled and experienced in administering proficiency tests such as IELTS and TOEFL, and enjoys coaching students to be able to score highly on these exams. His areas of focus at ShanghaiTech include teaching and coaching public speaking, creative writing, academic writing, teacher training, syllabus design, academic mentoring and encouraging learner autonomy. Dan graduated from Loughborough University in the UK, where his major was English - both language and literature, and he has gone on to acquire many high-level language teaching qualifications including the Trinity Diploma in TESOL, the Cambridge CELTA and five Cambridge TKT certifications.

     Dan Withers是上海科技大学英孚教育学术合作英语语言部门的高级教师。他致力于教授各年龄层次、各水平的英语学习者已有6年之久,并热衷于教授大学水平的青年学习者并帮助他们达到自身或专业所需的语言要求。Dan在各类资格考试(如雅思和托福)中有着丰富的教学经验,并且乐于帮助学生训练以获得高分。他在上海科技大学的主攻领域包括口语教学和训练、创作与写作、学术写作、教学训练、课程设计、学术指导以及鼓励学习者的主动性。Dan毕业于英国的拉夫堡大学,主修英语语言文学。此后,他还获得了许多高级英语教学资格证书包括TESOL三一文凭,剑桥CELTA资格以及五项剑桥英语教学能力证书。



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