Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
S l2011 en114 2014
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

S l2011 en114 2014


Published on

Published in: Education, Technology, Business

1 Like
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Total Views
On Slideshare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

No notes for slide


  • 1. 1 UNIVERSITY OF THE EAST - CALOOCAN College of Arts and Sciences DEPARTMENT OF LANGUAGES School Year 2014 – 2015 A. SUBJECT : English 114 (ZEN 114 / EN 250) B. COURSE TITLE : Speech and Oral Communications C. COURSE CREDIT : 3 units D. COURSE DESCRIPTION : The primary goal of this course is to help students become an effective communicator. Students will learn the basics of effective communication and have ample opportunity to practice and improve their communication skills. E. PREREQUISITES : none F. COURSE OBJECTIVES : 1] General : At the end of the course, the student should be able to: a. Demonstrate effective oral communication skills in a variety of speaking situations such as dyads, small groups and public address;
  • 2. 2 b. Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of effective listening skills in a variety of speaking situations in and out of the classroom; c. Use various types of voice qualities in conversation and in reading and various levels of pitch, degrees of intensity, and rate of speech in expressing meanings, moods and feelings effectively in various speaking situations; d. Develop confidence through interpretative reading; e. Write and deliver a speech before an audience. 2] Specific : At the end of the course, the student should be able to: a. Cognitive i. Define and understand principles of communication—its components and communication models; ii. Differentiate various types of listening—its barriers and effective listening habits; iii. Differentiate sounds in English and enunciate correct sounds in English; iv. Carry-on conversations using correct stress and intonation to convey desired meanings. v. Differentiate different kinds of speeches; vi. Identify common questions used in interviews and participate actively in various group discussions. b. Affective i. Illustrate the importance of effective communication in one’s life; ii. Appreciate the value of listening—to listen and to be listened to; iii. Develop leadership for each learner; iv. Demonstrate the value of unity and cooperation in group presentations; v. Build self-confidence and boost self-esteem; vi. Develop a more positive attitude toward acquiring higher levels of proficiency in the second language as an important component of excellence and professionalism in the local and international workplaces. G. REQUIREMENTS OF THE COURSE : 1. Classroom presentation a. Recitation
  • 3. 3 b. Individual presentations c. Group presentations d. Sea twork e. Group work 2. Assignments 3. Quizzes 4. Major Examinations 5. Speech piece and performance H. COURSE CONTENT/OUTLINE WEEKS/HOURS TOPIC OUTLINE READING ASSIGNMENTS SUGGESTED ACTIVITES EVALUATION Week 1 to Week 4/ 12 hours OVERVIEW OF SPEECH COMMUNICATION A. The Communication Process 1. Definition 2. Levels of Communication 3. Communication Model B. The Listening Process 1. Definition 2. Types of Listening 3. Types of Listeners 4. Barriers to Listening 5. Common Materials used for Listening Self- Assessment Listening to recorded materials Recitation Evaluation Quiz Week 5 to Week 6/ 6 hours THE SOUND A. The Human Voice 1. Voice Production 2. Respiration, Phonation, Resonation Drills and Recitation (Dyad/Group) Voice Recording Recitation Evaluation
  • 4. 4 3. Articulation and Pronunciation Dialogues (controlled and free) Role Playing Activity Participation PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION Week 7 to Week 9/ 9 hours B. The International Phonetic Alphabet 1. Consonant Chart 2. Vowel Chart C. Vocal Components 1. Pitch 2. Tone 3. Stress 4. Intonation Drills Dialogues Oral Reading Oral Quiz Group Presentations Week 10 to Week 15/ 18 hours ORAL INTERPRETATION A. Poem Reading/ Choral Reading B. Story telling C. Monologue/ Declamation D. Oratorical Speech/Elocution E. Reader's Theater F. Chamber Theater Oral Presentation Recitation Evaluation Activity Participation Group Presentation Evaluation MIDTERM EXAMINATIONS Week 16 to Week 18/ 9 hours INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC COMMUNICATION A. Purposes of Public Speaking B. Four Interrelated Components C. Methods of Delivery D. Types of Public Speeches Compilation of Different Speeches Watching Sample Speech Presentations Recitation Evaluation Activity Participation Quiz
  • 5. 5 E. Speech Delivery 1. Writing a Speech 2. Tips on Good Speech Delivery 3. Evaluation Writing a speech Speech Delivery FINAL EXAMINATIONS I. SUMMARY WEEK TOPIC HOUR First to Fourth Overview of Speech Communication 12 hours Fifth to Sixth The Sound: The Human Voice 6 hours Seventh to Ninth The Sound: The IPA 9 hours Tenth to Fifteenth Oral Interpretation 18 hours Sixteenth to Eighteenth Introduction to Public Communication 9 hours TOTAL 54 hours J. STUDENT PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT 1. University grading system: 2. Assessment criteria per term (based on university grading system policies) Criteria Weight Term Exam 30% Average of Unit Tests, Quizzes 35% Class Participation 30% (Class discussion, seatwork, group work, assignment) Personal quality dev’t/value integration 5% Total 100%
  • 6. 6 K. REFERENCES/READINGS Printed Resources Andersen, Peter. (2007). Nonverbal Communication: Forms and Functions (2nd ed.) Waveland Press. Andersen, Peter. (2004). The Complete Idiot's Guide to Body Language. Alpha Publishing. Argyle, Michael. (1988). Bodily Communication (2nd ed.) Madison: International Universities Press. Bull, Peter E. (1987). Posture and Gesture (Vol. 16). Oxford: Pergamon Press. Burgoon, J. K., Buller, D. B., & Woodall, W. G. (1996), Nonverbal communication: The unspoken dialogue (2nd ed.), New York: McGraw-Hill. Floyd, K., Guerrero, L. K. (2006), Nonverbal communication in close relationships, Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Freitas-Magalhães, A. (2006). The Psychology of Human Smile. Oporto: University Fernando Pessoa Press. Guerrero, L. K., DeVito, J. A., Hecht, M. L. (Eds.) (1999). The nonverbal communication reader. (2nd ed.), Lone Grove, Illinois: Waveland Press. Hanna, Judith L. (1987). To Dance Is Human: A Theory of Nonverbal Communication. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Knapp, Mark L., & Hall, Judith A. (2007) Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction. (5th ed.) Wadsworth: Thomas Learning. Verderber, Rudolph F. , Verderber, Kathleen S. , Sellnow Deanna D. (2009). Effective Speaking Challenges and Solutions. Cengage Learning Asia, Singaore. Non-Print Resources E-Learning Inc. Speech software. Hearing Test 2 (2010, January 9). Youtube video clip. Retrieved June 3, 2011, from
  • 7. 7 Listening/Following Directions Activity (2008, June 16). Youtube video clip. Retrieved June 3, 2011, from Lujan Yvette and Irene Canel (2008). Fundamentals of Speech Communication. ITune video clip. Retrieved June 3, 2011, from Great speeches (2006, December 4) Youtube video clip. Retrieved June 3, 2011, from Public Speaking: Giving a Great Speech : Public Speaking Tips: Visualizing Success (2008, August 8). Youtube video clip. Retrieved June 3, 2011, from Speech Apparatus.wmv (2010, June 24). Retrieved June 3, 2011, from Speech Communication (2009, February 8). Youtube video clip. Retrieved June 3, 2011, from watch?v=asvggSslEFk Online Materials Cavallari, Dan (2011, June 14). What is Oral Interpretation? WiseGEEK. Retrieved June 3, 2011, from Pronunciation Web Resources (n.d.) Sunburst media. Swerts, M.G.J. (2011, July 1). Speech Communication. Retrieved June 3, 2011, from Web English Teacher (2011). Speech and Debate. Retrieved June 3, 2011, from Endorsed by: CAS Curricular Review Committee
  • 8. 8 Approved by: DEAN JULIAN E. ABUSO, PH.D.