AIMS & OBJECTIVES

This course aims to improve students' verbal and non-verbal English communication skills through the close analysis, practise, and presentation of oral interpretation genres derived from international English literature. The course provides a range of pronunciation, interpretation, and presentation opportunities for students to explore and develop their confidence while focusing on improving oral English competency. This course’s main objective is to equip students with linguistic and critical-thinking skills through clear, accurate, and engaging English communication for any personal, professional, or community situation that they may encounter.


COURSE INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (CILOS)


Course Code & Title: ENG3853 Communication Through Oral Interpretation

CILO

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to:

CILO 1

Recognise and accurately classify the most commonly performed genres of oral interpretation – poetry and drama.

CILO 2

Design, develop, and deliver audience-appropriate rehearsed oral interpretation performances.

CILO 3

Identify and analyse verbal and non-verbal communication through movies and drama.

CILO 4

Articulate and evaluate ideas in oral, visual, and written formats using modern technology.

CILO 5

Distinguish between and improve upon common English pronunciation issues for Mandarin and Cantonese speakers.