ELI 434 - Discussion and Oral Argumentation
Section: 001
Term: WN 2014
Subject: English Language Institute (ELI)
Department: LSA English Language Institute
Credits:
1
Waitlist Capacity:
50
Advisory Prerequisites:
Non-native English speaker; advanced Graduate standing, and permission of instructor.
Grading:
Grading basis of 'S' or 'U'.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This advanced oral communication course is a seminar that focuses on how to help listeners better understand what you are saying. Students learn how to organize information effectively and how to give oral presentations. Students study elements of effective oral communication, examine how they are used in recorded video samples and adapt them to personal use. Through a variety of speaking assignments, students are responsible for presenting information, either individually or as members of a small panel team, then opening up the floor for group interaction and guiding discussion. Audience members play a reciprocal listener/speaker role by paraphrasing points made, asking for clarification, offering their own viewpoints and raising related issues.

ELI 434 - Discussion and Oral Argumentation
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
11639
Open
3
 
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W 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (LEC)
P
30338
Open
4
 
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Th 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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