|SES #||TOPICS||READINGS AND OTHER PREPARATIONS|
Introduction to 21F.232/3
Introduction to impromptu speaking
Pronunciation workshop 1
Introduction to critical listening
|Memo 1 (baseline memo) due|
|4||Job interviews: Guest||MIT Careers Office|
|5||Pronunciation workshop 2||
|6||Interviews: Language for success||
|8||Pronunciation workshop 3|
|9||Working in groups 1||
Before Ses #11, watch Washington Week .
Please see study materials for the study sheet.
|10||Impromptu group debate||Memo 2 (progress memo) due|
|11||Working in groups 2: Washington Week||
Before Ses #12: Meet in groups to view teaching videotapes/DVDs distributed to groups.
Before class: Meet in groups to view teaching videotapes/DVDs distributed to groups.
|13||Guest speaker: Tips from MIT TA||
Before this session, attend a class or seminar and take notes on the skill of the professor, TA or speaker.
Memo 3 (evaluation memo) due
|14||Pronunciation workshop 4|
|15||Presenting research 1||
|16||In-class assignment: Introducing speakers|
|17||Presenting research 2||
Memo 4 (progress memo) due
|18||Pronunciation workshop 5|
|19||Research presentation 3|
|20||Explaining visual aids||Visual aid assignment due|
|21||Research storyboards: Strategy for preparing presentations||
Design three slides that demonstrate "best practice" to summarize your final research presentation. Bring hard copies to class.
|22-24||Research presentations A, B, and C||Presenting research assignment due|
|25||Student-led course wrap-up||
Review materials and topics covered this semester.
Memo 5 (exit memo) due