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2013-2014 Course Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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52-1400 Oral Expression for Non-Native Speakers of English


Oral Expression for Non-Native Speakers of English is reserved for students who do not speak English as their first language. This course addresses specific barriers to effective public speaking for English as a Second Language students, such as stage fright, poor pronunciation/rythm patterns, and intercultural communication difficulties. The course introduces students to basic principles of communication theory and informative, persuasive, and occasional models of public speaking. Instruction focuses on planning, organization, argumentation, delivery and posture, use of gestures and voice, and U.S. academic audience expectations. Oral Expressions for Non-Native Speakers of English meets the LAS Core requirement for Oral Communications. (Requires one hour of tutoring.)

3 Credits
SP



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