PENYERAHAN DAN PENILAIAN TUGASAN ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION AND ASSESSMENT KOD KURSUS /COURSE CODE : OUMH1303 TAJUK KURSUS

/COURSE TITLE SEMESTER /SEMESTER : ENGLISH FOR ORAL COMMUNICATION : MEI/MAY 2011 (SMP KHAS)

ARAHAN KEPADA PELAJAR / INSTRUCTIONS TO STUDENTS
1. Tugasan ini mengandungi SATU (1) soalan sahaja yang disediakan dalam bahasa modul bercetak kursus ini. / This assignment contains only ONE (1) question that is set in the language of the printed module for the course. 2. Jawab dalam Bahasa Inggeris. / Answer in English. 3. Muatturunkan templet tugasan versi bahasa yang berkenaan daripada MyVLE untuk penyediaan dan penyerahan tugasan anda. Tugasan anda hendaklah ditaip dengan menggunakan saiz fon 12 Times New Roman dan langkau baris 1.5. / Download the language version of the assignment template concerned from the MyVLE for preparation and submission of your assignment. Your assignment should be typed using 12 point Times New Roman font and 1.5 line spacing. 4. Tugasan anda hendaklah antara 2500 hingga 3000 patah perkataan tidak termasuk rujukan. Bilangan perkataan hendaklah ditunjukkan di hujung tugasan anda. Jangan menyalin soalan dan arahan tugasan dalam jawapan anda. / Your assignment should be between 2500 to 3000 words excluding references. The number of words should be shown at the end of your assignment. Do not copy the assignment question and instructions to your answer. 5. Anda dikehendaki menghantar tugasan KEPADA TUTOR BERSEMUKA. Anda dinasihatkan menyimpan senaskah tugasan yang diserahkan untuk rujukan sendiri. / You must submit your assignment TO TUTOR. You are advised to keep a copy of your submitted assignment for personal reference. 6. Anda hanya boleh menghantar tugasan SEKALI sahaja dalam SATU fail. / You can submit your assignment ONCE only in a SINGLE file. 7. Tugasan anda hendaklah diserahkan antara 13 Julai 2011 hingga 24 Julai 2011. Serahan selepas 24 Julai 2011 TIDAK akan diterima. / Your assignment must be submitted between 13 July 2011 and 24 July 2011. Submission after 24 July 2011 will NOT be accepted. 8. Tugasan hendaklah disiapkan secara individu. Anda dilarang meniru tugasan orang lain. Anda juga dilarang sama sekali memplagiat kerja orang lain sebagai kerja sendiri. / Your assignment should be prepared individually. You should not copy another person¶s assignment. You should also not plagiarise another person¶s work as your own.

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making oral presentations. Prepare 10-12 M PowerPoint slides based on the content of your paper for a 10 minute talk. y y y y y y Use phrases rather than whole sentences in your slides. Small group communication: description of functions. Content given is suggested only. complexity of the speaking process. Interpersonal communication: personal and impersonal situations. Make your slides visually interesting by using appropriate colours for the background and suitable embedded symbols and pictures. focus on the transactional model of oral communication. question and answer strategies. 1. you may add your own ideas where appropriate. what makes the process complex. Public communication (or µpublic speaking¶): social contexts where public speeches occur and functions. how the components of the model work together. group members¶ roles. Use numbered/bulleted lists to organise and present main/supporting ideas on a given slide. how small group communication is organised. basic principles of effective speaking and listening skills. credibility of speaker and related qualities. The paper will be distributed to the language instructors before your tal . appropriate topics of conversation. examples of small group communication in different social contexts (including academic context). various forms of oral communication in English. How oral communication works: theories of oral communication. ¤ on µCommuni ting effecti el in spoken English in selected soci l contexts¶ to her Introduction: importance of speaking English for study and work purposes. (20 marks) (10 marks) [Total: 30 Marks] 2 . listening and speaking skills and strategies.  2. Write t e paper using these headings/sub-headings and notes below as well as others that you may decide to use.ASSIGNMENT QUESTION The l e co-ordi tor of a local college of higher education has invited you to present a paper © ¦ ¨ § ¥ ¦  ¡ ¢  £¢¡  and a tal colleagues. knowledge and skills/strategies needed for effective speaking in different social contexts. need for speech training. purpose of the paper and overview (see the main topics and sub-topics below). Conclusion: summary of main ideas of paper. audience analysis for effective communication.

ideas are relevant to topic. several grammatical errors but meaning not obscured. ideas appropriately and interestingly selected. Poor to Fair: Limited knowledge of the assigned topic. 2. limited and repetitive choice of vocabulary. overall coherence achieved. ideas are mostly relevant to topic but lack details. ideas are somewhat confused or disconnected. 9-12 CONTENT & ORGANISATION (12 marks) 5-8 0-4 Very Good to Excellent: Very effective use of complex sentence structure. sophisticated and effective range of vocabulary. ideas logically and coherently stated. 7-8 4-6 0-3 TOTAL MARKS 20 3 . appropriate register. ideas are of little substance and inadequate. few grammatical errors. Average to Good: Some knowledge of assigned topic. Average to Good: Effective simple sentences. WRITTEN PAPER (20 marks): Descriptors Marks Assessment Criteria (Marks Allotment) Very Good to Excellent: Substantive and knowledgeable development of assigned topic. lacks logical sequencing and development. frequent grammatical errors causing unclear meaning. LANGUAGE (8 marks) Poor to Fair: Major problems in use of simple sentences. Written Paper ± 20 marks Oral Presentation ± 10 marks Total: 30 marks 1. loosely organised but main ideas stand out. logical but incoherent in parts. adequate range of vocabulary. adequate range of ideas.The breakdown of marks is as follows: 1. supported and sequenced. limited support.

uses poor linguistic expressions. natural and no reading of prepared slides. incoherent and poor use of language features.2. some reading from prepared slides. some ideas are lost or confusing. uses suitable linguistic expressions. ORAL PRESENTATION (10 marks): Descriptors Scores Component Effective Presenter Excellent presenter who presents ideas coherently and clearly. total reading from prepared slides. 0-4 10 TOTAL MARKS TOTAL= 30 marks 4 . uses acceptable voice volume and intonation. uses appropriate voice volume and intonation. 9-10 Good Presenter Satisfactory presenter who is able to present ideas coherently and clearly most of the time. communication sometimes affected by major errors. shows inability to perform task. uses inappropriate voice volume (too soft) or intonation. communication generally not affected by errors. 5-6 Poor Presenter Poor presenter with little or no communication taking place. cannot respond to audience. some reading from prepared slides but not too obvious. 7-8 Fair Presenter Less than satisfactory presenter. communication is not at all affected by minor errors. uses some suitable linguistic expressions.

quoting. Tell them how to use the APA style (6th ed. not to read continuously from the slides! 5. Summarise the information as much as possible to highlight the importance of English in the Malaysian context. If you want to link short video clips to your presentation. and benefits of oral communication in English. Refer to Module Topics (see e. 2. GUIDE FOR THE TUTOR 1. Use various combinations of the keywords taken from the notes given under each sub-heading in the assignment question. the main benefits of speaking well in English. Topics 1. 2.g. 2. Write down also the author and page title (if available). do not mere copy and paste ly paragraphs or even whole sentences from your paper. Remember that you are preparing the slides to talk about the ideas contained in them.2.1. Use a uniform colour scheme for the background in your MS PowerPoint slides. Check to see that the headings and sub-headings of the paper and the slide presentation form a coherent whole. Make sure that your text in the slides is not too wordy. paraphrasing. Search the Internet using Google. Note the URL or web address of useful websites that you access. 2. 4. 1. if available) of documenting resources/references. Please help the students structure both their paper and the MS PowerPoint presentation slides. 2. 7.3. and the date you accessed the page so that you can include the information in your references page at the end of your paper.GUIDE FOR STUDENTS 1. 6. 4.e.3. Advise them about how they can avoid plagiarism when sourcing information i.13 ± 2. 3. Summarise and use numbered lists and/or bulleted lists to present your main ideas and supporting points. When possible. Use pictures and/or drawings to make your slides interesting but these graphic elements must be relevant to the content of your presentation. assist students with accessing the Internet for relevant information that they can use in their paper or presentation. Examine/Mark student assignments and enter the respective student¶s marks into the OMES. In other words. 8 and 10) on speaking effectively in interpersonal situations. 3. Remember to source information from reputable websites such as university or college sites. 1. by summarising. in small group situations. and in public. commenting on and documenting the information that they obtain from various sources. do talk with your tutor to see if it may be feasible. Advise students on aspects of content and organisation as well as (academic) language style so that they are able to revise their work accordingly. Yahoo or any other suitable search engine for more information on the important status of English globally as well as locally. 5 . and how these may be derived from speech training.1.36.

If plagiarism is detected. marks would be deducted as follows: Tugasan dengan pertindihan kandungan antara 10 .______________________________________________________ __________________________ _ PENILAIAN / EVA Tugasan ini akan menyumbangkan 30 % daripada jumlah markah kursus berkenaan dan akan dinilai berdasarkan kepada Skema Jawapan.  Tugasan dengan pertindihan kandungan lebih daripada 30 % : Markah sifar akan diberikan. / This assignment accounts for 30 % of the total marks for the course and shall be assessed based on th Answer Scheme Anda akan diberikan maklum balas tentang tugasan ini sebelum Peperiksaan Akhir Semester bermula / You would be gi en feedback of the assignment before the Final Semester Examination commences.  Assignments with more than 30% overlap with others : Zero mark would be gi en  & % % MUKA SURAT TAMAT / E D OF PA E ( 6 '      A . Jika plagiarisme dikesan. PLAGIARISME : POTONGAN MARKAH / PLA AR SM : MARKS DEDUC #" $ ! ! !    Amaran : Tugasan yang diserahkan secara automatik akan disemak untuk menentukan kadar pertindihan.30 % : potongan 20% daripada jumlah markah yang diperolehi. markah akan dipotong seperti berikut: / Warning : The submitted assignment will automaticall undergo a similarit check.30 % overlap with others : 20% deduction from the total marks scored.  Assignments with 10 .

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