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(Podcast) English for Oral Communication

(Podcast) English for Oral Communication

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Episode 5 - Speaking: Speech Training

Episode 5 explains speaking as a skill that needs to be developed and practised independently of the grammar curriculum. In face-to-face communication, many aspects contribute to how the message is delivered and understood. This topic covers all the aspects of speaking such as how to pronounce words clearly, enunciate them well, employ correct intonation, word and sentence stress, and employ rhythm and voice projection.

23mins

22 Jun 2015

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Episode 10 - Making an Oral Presentation

Episode 10 describes the important steps that one takes when giving a speech or oral presentation. It also offers tips on how to confidently deliver an oral presentation.

20mins

22 Jun 2015

Rank #2

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Episode 8 - Public Speaking

Episode 8 discusses the importance of public speaking and offers tips on how to effectively deliver a speech. Learners will also be introduced to four different types of speeches, that is, the informative, persuasive, negotiation and argumentative speech.

27mins

22 Jun 2015

Rank #3

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Episode 9 - Preparing an Oral Presentation

Episode 9 explains the initial preparations before presenting a paper. These include analysing the audience, determining the purpose, gathering materials, organising and writing main ideas and preparing visual aids.

28mins

22 Jun 2015

Rank #4

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Episode 2 - Oral Communication: Some Basic Principles

Episode 2 outlines some basic principles in oral communication. It also explains the role of speakers and listeners in the communication process and identifies the types of interferences that can cause a breakdown in communication.

31mins

22 Jun 2015

Rank #5