LING 3200 - Academic Oral Communication in English Course uri icon



  • Designed for undergraduate students who speak English as an additional language, this course improves students' oral communication skills for effective academic interactions in the classroom and within their academic discipline. Specific attention is given to presentation skills ' developing, explaining and clarifying ideas ' and discussion skills such as interrupting, hedging, and responding to questions. Students deliver formal presentations and impromptu speeches, and lead and participate in group discussions. Students improve active listening skills, non-verbal communication and English pronunciation. This course does not count toward the Linguistics major or minor. Recommended restriction: this course is restricted to non-native English-speaking students.