Éloquence anglaise S4 – la prise de parole spontanée et créative University of Bordeaux
This course gives students the opportunity to work on their English ina multi-disciplinary way through practical work including oralinteraction, creative speaking, and elocution in an internationalcontext. It will be beneficial to students who will be lecturing inEnglish or working in English-speaking countries. Learning objectives: - Being able to formulate a well-argued review in writing about aspontaneous and creative oral production in English, considering the(inter)cultural context. - Listening to and understanding a varietyof speeches in English. - Intercultural skills (interaction,exchange, considering different opinions and cultures). -Interaction skills with an audience. - Paraverbal skills: voice,breath/breathing, intonation, pauses, rhythm, emphasis of key words. - Non-verbal communication skills: co-speech gestures, facialexpressions, eye contact, posture, space management.
Level of English: B2 or above
- Involvement (1/3 of total mark) - Mini improvisation competition in teams (1/3 of total mark) - Written review of a peer group's performance (1/3 of total mark)
This course will enable the students to learn the 10 basicprinciples of theatrical improvisation and to apply them to take partin an unexpected situation, in English, in a spontaneous way. Each workshop will generally be structured as follows:- Body and voice warm-up as a whole group, - basic exercises (body,voice) - construction exercises (character, co-construction of thestory) - exploration exercises (fully improvised scenes)
Online Course Requirement
- Maximum number of students: 24 - Selection procedure: a cover letter and/or an interview may berequested. Duration: 22h of classes + 53h of self-study Language of instruction: EnglishMode of delivery: Blended learning
Site for Inquiry
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Contact person: Jeni PEAKEjeni.email@example.comFlorian RECHE (coordinator)firstname.lastname@example.orgJessica CHABANAISjessica.email@example.com