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English

Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 19 hours to complete

Suggested: 3-4 hours/week for 4 weeks...

English

Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
5 hours to complete

Presentation Introductions

This is the second course in the Learn English: Advanced Speaking and Listening specialization. In this class, you will learn about giving an effective speech for an American classroom or organization. Learning the skills that effective speakers depend on will give you confidence in speaking in formal situations like classroom presentations. In this first week, you will learn about different types of presentations and start learning about presentation structure....
7 videos (Total 28 min), 6 readings, 9 quizzes
7 videos
Meet Your Teacher1m
Hooks Lecture6m
Module Introduction29s
Types of Presentations Lecture8m
Presentation Structure Lecture3m
Presentation Introductions Lecture6m
6 readings
Important Messages10m
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
Introductions Practice30m
5 practice exercises
Hooks Practice Quiz8m
Types of Presentations Practice Quiz8m
Presentation Structure Practice Activity6m
Presentation Introductions Practice Quiz8m
Graded Quiz20m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

What to Include in a Speech

This week, we'll focus on the body of your presentation. This is where the important information is found, so it's important to present it effectively. Again, this week, you'll get a chance to practice the skills you learn and record yourself making a speech....
5 videos (Total 30 min), 5 readings, 7 quizzes
5 videos
Developing and Organizing Ideas Lecture8m
Presentation Details Lecture7m
Presentation Conclusions Lecture5m
Questions in a Presentation Lecture7m
5 readings
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
Presentation Details Practice30m
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
6 practice exercises
Developing and Organizing Ideas Practice Quiz6m
Listening to Presentations Practice Quiz6m
Presentation Details Practice Quiz8m
Conclusions Practice Quiz6m
Handling Questions Practice Quiz6m
Graded Quiz20m
Week
3
5 hours to complete

Preparing to Present

This week, you will learn some other tips for giving a good presentation in an American classroom business setting. You'll learn what to do before the presentation as well as during the presentation in order to be successful. Once again, you'll be able to demonstrate your skills and submit a video of your own presentation....
5 videos (Total 26 min), 6 readings, 7 quizzes
5 videos
Rehearse Before You Present Lecture6m
Verbal Delivery Lecture6m
Non-Verbal Delivery Lecture7m
Stage Fright Lecture5m
6 readings
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
Non-Verbal Practice20m
Lecture Objectives5m
Stage Fright Review20m
5 practice exercises
Rehearsing Practice Quiz6m
Verbal Delivery Practice Quiz6m
Verbal and Non-Verbal Blunders Practice8m
Stage Fright Practice Quiz6m
Graded Quiz16m
Week
4
5 hours to complete

Other Tips for Presenting

Even if you write a great speech, there are more things to think about to ensure you have a great presentation. This week you'll learn about other ways to ensure you give a great speech. You'll have one more opportunity to give a speech and share the video of it for feedback from your peers....
5 videos (Total 27 min), 7 readings, 7 quizzes
5 videos
PowerPoint Tips Lecture6m
Co-Presenting Lecture7m
Poster Tips Lecture6m
Handouts Lecture5m
7 readings
Lecture Objectives5m
PowerPoint Tips Practice40m
Co-Presenting Tips Lecture5m
Co-Presenting Practice20m
Lecture Objectives5m
Lecture Objectives5m
Learn More2m
6 practice exercises
PowerPoint Tips Practice Quiz6m
Co-Presenting Practice Quiz6m
Poster Tips Practice Quiz10m
Handouts Practice Quiz8m
Handouts Practice Activity8m
Graded Quiz20m
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Top Reviews

By AYFeb 7th 2017

In this course I have lot of learning like in how to overcome stage fright, in introduction what is the best you do, and more than that.

By RODec 8th 2016

i learned a lot hope I can use it effectively every time I speak in the public so that people listen and not be bored

Instructors

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Tamy Chapman

Instructor, International Programs
University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education
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Judy Hu

Instructor, International Programs
University of California Irvine Extension
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Dana Saito-Stehberger

Curriculum Coordinator
Instructor, International Programs

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

About the Learn English: Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening Specialization

This specialization covers the listening and speaking skills that non-native English-speaking students need to be successful in English-speaking colleges and universities. Native English-speaking students who would like to increase their chances of success in university courses will also benefit as well anyone interested in improving their listening comprehension skills. You will learn how to listen to class lectures and take notes more effectively. You will also improve your speaking skills for common tasks such as class discussions and presentations. In the capstone, you will create a video presentation on an academic topic....
Learn English: Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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