Department of Sociology


Course Code: 6390211
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-1)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer TAMAY ERGÜVEN ORHAN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 6390101 | 6390102
Set 2: 3590101 | 3590102
One of the sets above should be completed before taking ENG211 ACADEMIC ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS .

Course Objective

choosing appropriate presentation topics reading extensively to gather relevant data sorting through information expanding vocab and actively using topical words preparing and using visual aids adjusting language to spoken discourse using body lang effectively expressing and supporting opinions asking and answering questions listening actively and responsively learning debating procedure learning discussion management techniques carrying out field research and team work

Course Content

The course aims at developing oral presentation skills. To this end, students are engaged in classroom discussions following advanced reading texts on a variety of topics. In the course students study effective presentation techniques, do extensive reading and carry out research to give presentations of different functions with mature content and topical vocabulary.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the semester,sts will have performed 4 presentations; namely, informative speech, persuasive speech, audio-visual presentation and final project presentation.