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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Effective Presentations

Module code: EAL4650

HEAR transcript: included as co-curricular activities 

Module duration: weeks 5 / 2hrs a week

Skills Points for doctoral students: 10

Non-credit bearing  

Preparation and assessment: none 

Public speaking can be a hard nut to crack; however, this module will help you to gain more confidence and deliver your ideas more effectively. It covers aspects such as time management, structure, delivery, plus dealing with questions and managing anxiety. We provide a safe space for you to practise your presentation skills with guidance from an experienced tutor. There will be pair work and group work which will help you build your communication skills and feel comfortable with exposure to an audience. This module is for any student struggling with writing or delivering their presentations. 

 Key skills: speaking with confidence, designing inclusive and engaging visuals, managing speaker anxiety 

Student's feedback on this module: 

"The classes were very lively and interactive. I thoroughly enjoyed this module."

"The class atmosphere was very friendly. Everyone felt encouraged to participate. There are many opportunities for discussion and exchange of ideas."

"I feel that my confidence has grown and I can prepare well-designed presentations. Many thanks to my teacher and to my classmates!"


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