U.E Eloquence Bonus : Bonus Eloquence in English. University of Bordeaux
LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR STUDENTS: - to develop oral fluency. - to develop self-confidence. - tobecome aware of one's strengths and potential in speaking. - todevelop the ability to prepare a convincing oral intervention. - todevelop the ability to conduct an introspection on what isbeingsaid. - to develop active listening skills to understand anargument. - to develop a culture of debate in an interculturalperspective. - to prepare for a possible international mobilityGENERAL OBJECTIVES: The module proposes to work on the acquisition of techniquesandoratory strategies that allow the development ofpersuasivecommunication. SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: At the end of the module, students should have :- strengthened their oratory skills. - strengthened their abilityto listen, respect and care for others. - strengthened theirdistrust of sophistry. - strengthened their intercultural skills.THEY SHOULD BE ABLE TO: - master some of the techniques and subtleties of speaking -control their emotions. - construct a well-argued, convincing andpersuasive speech. - adopt an intercultural approach
In order to fully benefit from the workshops, we ask students tohave aminimum language level: - Level B1+ for Eloquence Bonus in English. - Level B1+ forinternational students wishing to participate inworkshops in Frenchwith local students
The evaluation is of two kinds: - Continuous individual oral assessment (0,5 %) - Continuousindividual written assessment (0,5 %) The continuous individual oralassessment is a summativeevaluation at the end of the semester in theform of a 3 to 5minutes oral presentation in person or recorded.Thecontinuous individual written assessment is a writtenevaluation in theform of a portfolio in which the student answersthe teacher'squestions on his/her progress, involvement andobservations. Thisportfolio aims to develop a reflective posture onone's own performanceand that of others. Re-sit: Oral examination (to be confirmed)
The sessions are structured around 4 main areas: - the body (making students aware of the importance ofphysicalresources, with exercises on breathing, voice and breath) -introspection. - structuring the message. - creativity.
- Active pedagogy based on situational activities and practicalexercises. - Pedagogy that mixes the art of classical rhetoric with moremodern forms of speech. - Horizontal learning to create a climate of trust and interactionbetween all participants.
Online Course Requirement
- Maximum 24 students per group. - 2 groups in English and 2 groups in French each semester. - A cover letter and / or an interview can be requested. - No more than 3 justified absences to qualify for bonus credits.Duration: 25 hoursStudy level: Multi-levelLanguage of instruction: EnglishMode of delivery: Face-to-face teaching and online asignments
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