Subject description - BE9M04PRE

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BE9M04PRE Presentation Skills Extent of teaching:2C
Guarantors:Saláková D. Roles:PO,P,V Language of
teaching:
EN
Teachers:  Completion:KZ
Responsible Department:13104 Credits:2 Semester:Z

Anotation:

The overall aim of this course is to develop communication and language skills in order to plan and deliver an effective presentation. Students will be taken systematically through the key stages of giving presentations, from planning and introducing to concluding. Students are guided, using interactive methods, to communicate their thoughts and ideas in a logical and structured order - and in as brief or succinct a way as possible. Emphasis is placed on independent, critical thinking and the correct formulation of presenting ideas; throughout this course students will practice skills that will enable them to become better speakers and presenters.

Study targets:

Emphasis is placed on independent, critical thinking and the correct formulation of presenting ideas

Content:

The overall aim of this course is to develop communication and language skills in order to plan and deliver an effective presentation. Students will be taken systematically through the key stages of giving presentations, from planning and introducing to concluding. Students are guided, using interactive methods, to communicate their thoughts and ideas in a logical and structured order - and in as brief or succinct a way as possible. Emphasis is placed on independent, critical thinking and the correct formulation of presenting ideas; throughout this course students will practice skills that will enable them to become better speakers and presenters.

Course outlines:

Week 1: Course Introduction & Credit Requirements How to Prepare and Give a Presentation Week 2: Body Language & Gestures: Non-Verbal Communication Preparing Slides for Presentations HW: Choose Topic for Presentation Week 3: Structure of a Presentation (INTRODUCTION - BODY - CONCLUSION) Signposting / Signalling: Introduction & Overview Portion of Presentation HW: Create OVERVIEW for Presentation Week 4: Making an Outline Innovative Ways to Open your Presentation Week 5: Individual Consultations Week 6: Language: Informal vs. Formal (Academic) / Other Word Choices At a Loss for Words: Describing Things When You Forget the Word Week 7: Fluency Practice: Summarizing Week 8: Pronunciation: It is WHAT you say...and HOW you say it Key Words in Presentation Week 9: Facts versus Opinions Reporting Verbs / Hedging Week 10: Graphs & Charts How to Talk About a Visual Aid Week 11: Individual Consultations Progress Check / Practice Presentation Week 12: STUDENT PRESENTATIONS Week 13: Feedback / Make-up Presentations Week 14: Reserve Class (Feedback / Make-up Presentations)

Exercises outline:

Week 1: Course Introduction & Credit Requirements How to Prepare and Give a Presentation Week 2: Body Language & Gestures: Non-Verbal Communication Preparing Slides for Presentations HW: Choose Topic for Presentation Week 3: Structure of a Presentation (INTRODUCTION - BODY - CONCLUSION) Signposting / Signalling: Introduction & Overview Portion of Presentation HW: Create OVERVIEW for Presentation Week 4: Making an Outline Innovative Ways to Open your Presentation Week 5: Individual Consultations Week 6: Language: Informal vs. Formal (Academic) / Other Word Choices At a Loss for Words: Describing Things When You Forget the Word Week 7: Fluency Practice: Summarizing Week 8: Pronunciation: It is WHAT you say...and HOW you say it Key Words in Presentation Week 9: Facts versus Opinions Reporting Verbs / Hedging Week 10: Graphs & Charts How to Talk About a Visual Aid Week 11: Individual Consultations Progress Check / Practice Presentation Week 12: STUDENT PRESENTATIONS Week 13: Feedback / Make-up Presentations Week 14: Reserve Class (Feedback / Make-up Presentations)

Literature:

Materials: Provided by instructor (or made available online).

Requirements:

Students are expected to be at intermediate level of English at least.

Webpage:

https://jazyky.fel.cvut.cz/vyuka/RPP/BE9M04PRE/

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MELAK_2016 Avionics P 1
MPLAK_2016 Avionics PO 1
BPOES Common courses V


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