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King Saud University

College of Arts – Department of English Language and Literature

ENG – 412 – Speech

Course Syllabus

Course Name – Speech

Course Number – English 412

Credit Hours – 2 hours

Location: Main Campus - Olaisha

Lecturer – Mashael Aldakheel

e-mail: amashael@ksu.edu.sa

Course Description:

The course focuses on speech making as the primary activity. This course aims at acquainting the students with elements of speech organization, outlining and controlling the speaker’s speech tension. Students can also apply the principle of speech making to informal, everyday situation.

Course Aims and Objectives:

1. Produce both informative and persuasive presentations on several topics.

2. Discuss ideas and different topic efficiently.

3.  Employ external references and statistics in a professional way.

4. Interpret the presentations topics according to the students’ personal inputs, ideas, and beliefs.

5. Employ correct language and presentation skills.

Topics to be covered:

Week 1 + 2

Introduction: How to deliver an Informative Speech

Weeks 3 + 4

Informative Speech Presentations

Weeks 5 + 6

Midterm Presentations

Week 7

Introduction to Debate

Weeks 8 + 9

Debate

Week 10

 Introduction: How to deliver an Argumentative/Persuasive Speech

Weeks

11 +12

Argumentative/Persuasive Speech Presentations

Weeks 13-15

Final Exam Presentations

 

Schedule of Assessment:

Points

Weeks

Assessment Task

Assessment

10

Weeks 1-4

Informative Speech Presentation

1

20

Weeks 5+6

Midterm Presentations

3

20

Weeks 7-9

Debate

4

10

Weeks 10-12

Argumentative/Persuasive Speech Presentation

 5

40

Week 13+14

Final Exam Presentation

6

 

KSU SMS:

Please register in KSU SMS (نظام تواصل). The course ID is 35146

 

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