The course introduces students to the fundamentals of developing effective and engaging presentations to different audiences. Students learn how to organise their speech, select a suitable style and tone of expression for a given speech or occasion. They also learn how to assess appropriateness of topics according to different settings and audiences. They get practice by a series of in-class presentations.
This course aims at helping students to:
Maclean, S. (2010) The Basics of Communication Studies. 2nd ed. New York: Pearson Longman.