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Speaking 1

 

 

Description:

Course number & Code: Najd 171

Course title: Speaking I (Level One)/ Contact hours: 4

Textbook: INTERACTIONS 1 / LISTENING/SPEAKING/ 4th edition

 

Objectives:

Improving the students' speaking, understanding, and listening skills.

Improving their knowledge by speaking in world's current affairs.

Improving their cognitive skills.

Improving their interpersonal skills and responsibility.

Improving their communication, information technology and numerical skills.

Introduce them to different types of topics.

Improve their knowledge by introducing them to world's current issues.

Improve their confidence and personal opinions by asking them to talk about what they think and believe in.

 

Skills

Using some very brief written notes when speaking

Managing to maintain one’s audience interested

Respecting the principles of politeness and using appropriate politeness formulae

Developing an argument

Using appropriate paralinguistic expressions while speaking

Making requests, answering requests

Apologizing, refusing, complaining

Contributing to opening and closing moves in exchanges

Making invitations and declining invitations