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SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, BUILDING & DESIGN

Foundation in Natural and Built Environment (FNBE)
English 1 [ELG 30505]
Assignment: Oral Presentation
LO
Assignment

Group work. Students to reflect on the
learning process for all graded
assignments.

As per
stated in the
module

25%

Oral
presentation

Week 13
6th November,
2014

INTRODUCTION
This assignment evaluates oral presentation and speaking skills. It also evaluates the student’s ability to
research information and present an effective presentation of his/her research. In addition, being a group
assignment, each student will experience cooperating and collaborating with other peers as a team with a
common goal.

Referencing:
All persons, books and other sources of information are to be referenced in accordance with the
APA Style.
OBJECTIVES OF ORAL PRESENTATION

The objectives of this project are as follows:
 To provide students with basic oral presentation skills.
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THIS REPORT
The learning outcomes of this assignment are:
 Ability to deliver an effective presentation by applying the elements of an effective speaker in four
main areas namely voice projection, body language, content as well as organization of the content.

Analyse and listen to conversations in various interactive, social, professional and academic
situations.

Identify the main idea and gist from lectures and talks.

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TASKS - METHODOLOGY
Your task is as follow: Research and deliver an oral presentation on modern architecture designs
inspired by nature. Your presentation should include the following areas.
1.
2.
3.
4.

Biomimicry
Design principles and architect’s background
Materials used
Green features

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENT
Presentation of the video is up to the individual group (four people) to submit
their works in a creative manner by the 6 th November,2014. Each group will be required
to produce a video for a duration of 20 minutes.
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
The assessment for this assignment will be based on:
 Your demonstrated understanding of the brief.
 The content of the write-up—strength of central idea and relevance to the question.
 Clear and coherent organization of ideas and argument.
 Ability to use scholarly references to support arguments and ideas.
 Grammar and mechanics.

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MARKING CRITERIA

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SUGGESTED REFERENCES
Ho Sook Wah, Chan Swee Heng & Yap Ngee Thai, ((1988) Interactively Speaking,Penerbit
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang.
Sahanaya, W. & Lindeck, J.(2001). IELTS Preparation and Practice. Listening and Speaking. (2nd
ed.).Australia & New Zealand: Oxford University Press.

SUGGESTED COVER PAGE / AUTHORSHIP
Should be well designed with the necessary information;
[Name / all in group]
[Id]
[Module]
[Session] July, 2013

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