Public Speaking and English Grammar (SIGN 1500)

This course is designed to help the student feel at ease making presentations in public. Topics covered include dealing with anxiety, knowing your audience, patterns of organization, research techniques, rehearsal techniques, non-verbal communication, and the use of visual aids. The student makes presentations to the class. Other activities include communication games, debates, impromptu speeches, and formal talks.

The grammar component of this course involves learning to observe the English grammar system objectively and to apply linguistic terms in discussing its structure and meaning. The student increases his/her understanding of English grammar and uses this understanding to better analyze and understand features of ASL grammar.

* Note: The CRNs listed below could be restricted to specific program areas.

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