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University of Santo Tomas Office of the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Department of English

Course Syllabus in English 4

Course Title

Oral Communication in Context 3

Course Code

English 4

Credit Units Course Description

Course Co/Pre-requisites

English 1 and English 2

The course aims to develop students speaking skills for effective communication in diverse contexts. It likewise endeavors to enhance their listening skills in carrying out meaningful transactions needed in real communication situations making them communicatively competent.

Course Intended Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the students should be able to: 1. develop effective listening and oral communication skills for small group, dyadic, and public communication; 2. demonstrate an understanding of the communication process variables which they need to know as they interact in the social world; 3. employ effective listening strategies in given real-life situations or contexts; 4. use technological devices for interpersonal and transactional talk, intercultural

communication, and extended communication; and 5. present original speeches using various modes of delivery and analyze their own and others speeches.

Prelims

UNIT I: The Communication Process

Course Code: ENG4

Enduring Understanding 1. Understanding the communication process makes one an efficient and effective speaker academically and interpersonally. 2. Knowing the components and kinds of communication allow learners to become actively aware of the process and eventually apply in real life situations. 3. The different types of communication prepare a learner to become confident and effective speaker.

Essential Questions 1. How can I maximize my speaking potentials? 2. Why should I be involved in the understanding of the process of communication? 3. Why is it necessary for me to understand the nature of communication? 4. Will I be a better communicator in the process of learning the components and other variables of communication?

Week

Content Standards

Essential Learning Declarative Functional Knowledge Knowledge

Demonstrate understanding on the role of communication in the learning and

Nature of communication process

Interpreting the basic concepts on the nature of communication

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO) Identify the variables involved in the process of communication through a

Suggested Learning/Teaching Activities (TLAs) MEDIATED LECTURE: Variables in the communication process

Assessment Tasks (ATs)

Quiz 1: Multiple Choice Quiz based on cases and actual

understanding

diagram Examine messages delivered in various communication settings through different media Respond appropriately in various communication contexts by participating in dialogues INFORMAL LECTURE: Facial non-verbal expressions

communication situations

Demonstrate understanding of the different roles the components of communication play in successful meaning making situations

Communication process components: 1. sender 2. message 3. receiver 4. channel 5. noise

Identifying the various components of the communication process Activating prior knowledge Inferring from the discussion and viewed example situations/ cases Making generalizations based on the given cases/ simulation.

GAPPED LECTURE: How Mannerisms affect ones delivery FEEDBACK LECTURE: Evaluating messages

Quiz 1: Essay questions on speech evaluation

Demonstrate understand of the importance of component in the communication process

Demonstrate competence in the articulation of speech sounds

Explain the value of communication in ones life relationships through dyadic communication

Task 1: Assessment and Analysis of Authentic Speech material taken from the previous recorded speech presentations

SPEECH DRILLS: ea/ sounded as /iy/ and //

Task 2: Presentation and Evaluation of simulated

activities such as advertising and interviewing

Seatwork: Case Analysis

Demonstrate knowledge of the types of communication.

Types of Communication Verbal Or Non Verbal

Analyzing the basic requirements for each type of communication Comparing and Contrasting various concept of meaning

Identify the types of oral communication by using a graphic organizer

MEDIATED LECTURE: Communication situations or speech events

Quiz 2: Objective type

Quiz 2: Case Analysis

Demonstrate understanding of the levels of formality as applied to academic, personal, and social advancement

Formality Levels of Communication Searles Speech Act Theory Locutionary Illocutionary Perlocutionary

Critical understanding the importance of the levels of formality in diction, articulation,

LIBRARY WORK: Types of formality levels in Cite examples of communication the different formality levels of interpersonal LIBRARY WORK: communication; Speaker and listener interaction

Task 2: Interaction with classmates with consideration of the types and formality levels in communication

Demonstrate competence in the articulation of the speech sounds variation of the phonemic elements

SPEECH DRILLS: Plosive and Continuous Consonant Sounds /b/ vs. /v/ /p/ vs. /f/

content and audience demographics

Discuss the differences of each formality level and type of oral communication;

GAPPED LECTURE: Assessing greetings Task 2: Preparation of a dialogue based on given situations GAPPED LECTURE: Analyzing speech acts Oral Recitation

Show various reactions of communicators depending on the context of different communication situations;

Determine what is said what the speaker does and the expected response to a given utterance.

Demonstrate understanding of the symbolic elements

A. Symbol Systems in Communicat ion: Focus on the Code 1. Verbal Symbols a. Types of Meaning 1)Phonological 2) Semantic 3) Syntactic 4) Pragmatic

Critiquing real life cases on success and failures caused by various symbolic elements of communication

Differentiate between verbal and nonverbal communication;

FORMAL LECTURE Contrastive With collaborative work on cases given pronunciation

Explain the different types of meanings inferred from verbal messages;

Task 3: Reporting: Self and peer assessment: Use of verbal and nonverbal communication PEER WORK Analyzing circumstances occurring during unclear communication GAPPED LECTURE Schema activation And Peer Assessment group activity based on

Demonstrate understanding of Checking or the importance Clarifying Unclear of non-verbal Messages symbols

Valuing the importance of effective communication in the day to day contexts

Discuss how nonverbal communication supports verbal communication;

Task 3: List of expressions whose meaning vary from one culture to another

2. Nonverbal Symbols

Give examples of nonverbal communication;

Task 3: List of

Demonstrate understanding of the key practical differences of the types of nonverbal symbols in actual interpersonal communication

a. Time b. Proxemics c. Tactile d. Kinesics e. Artifacts f. Silence Judging relevance and importance of these non-verbal symbols in Identify causes attaining of divergence communication and/or convergence bog down;

authentic materials (video files and youtube accounts)

nonverbal signals suggesting negative or positive stand

g. Paralanguage

Indicate how a persons nonverbal behaviors may be evaluated.

Care in Judging a Persons Character by Non-verbal Communication Alone

Prelims

UNIT II: The Listening Process

Course Code ENG4

Enduring Understanding 1. Understanding the listening process makes one an efficient and effective

Essential Questions 1. How can I maximize my listening potentials? 2. Why should I be involved in the understanding of the process

speaker academically and interpersonally. 2. Knowing the components and kinds of listening allow learners to become actively aware of the process and eventually apply in real life situations. 3. The different types of listening prepare a learner to become confident and effective speaker.

of listening? 3. Why is it necessary for me to understand the nature of listening as well as the barriers for effective listening? 4. Will I be a better communicator in the process of learning the components and other variables of listening?

Week

Content Standards Demonstrate understanding on the role of communication in the learning and understanding

Essential Learning Declarative Functional Knowledge Knowledge Nature of listening process Interpreting the basic concepts on the nature of listening

5-6

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO) Identify the variables involved in the process of communication Examine messages delivered in various business communication settings Respond correctly and criticize on cases of oral discourse in the corporate cases intelligently

Demonstate understanding of the different roles the components of communication play in successful meaning making

1. Components of the listening process Identifying the various a. receiving components of b. understanding the listening process c. remembering Activating prior d. evaluating knowledge e. responding Note taking through

Suggested Assessment Learning/Teaching Tasks (ATs) Activities (TLAs) MEDIATED LECTURE: Quiz 1: Variables in the Multiple Choice communication Quiz based on process cases and actual communication situations INFORMAL LECTURE: Facial non-verbal expressions

GAPPED LECTURE: How listening affect

Quiz 1: Essay questions on speech

situations Demonstrate the importance of each variable

2. Why listen?

listening Handle a listening cases and processes with ease

ones delivery

evaluation

Demonstrate competence in the articulation of the speech sounds

3. Types of listening according to the kind of attention given to the talk 4. Types of purposeful listening

Listening to instructions

FEEDBACK LECTURE: Evaluating messages

SPEECH DRILLS: Blending Phrasing, Intonation and Elision

Listening to news broadcasts

Explain the value of listening and the mind sets in ones relationship

Listening exercises and drills

Task 1: Assessment and Analysis of Authentic Speech material taken from the previous recorded speech presentations

Listening for enjoyment Expound the relevance and critical understanding of the concepts that Assessing impede effective oral objectivity in issues presented communication

7-9

Demonstrate understanding of the varied types of barriers to effective communication

Definition of a Barrier to Communication

II. Different Types of Barriers to Effective Analyzing Listening problematic

Enumerate cultural

GAPPED LECTURE: Tips in Note taking through Employment of listening different strategies in clarifying the intended meaning in a

Task 2: Presentation and Evaluation of simulated advertising, interviewing, and business plan

Demonstrate knowledge of the negative effects of these barriers to attain convergence

1. Physical 2. Psychological 3. Physiological 4. Semantic or Language 5. Mental or Lack of Subject Knowledge 6. Cultural

Demonstrate understanding of the ill effects of any given barrier to effective communication

cases and considerations as INFORMAL text critically factors for LECTURE: Tips on determine cause miscommunication Listening to and effect instructions Presentation of relationships an action plan to manage INFORMAL distraction of Assessing Judge the LECTURE: any given factors for implications of Listening to news speaking event consideration in such distractions broadcasts reducing in achieving barriers to effective communication success in various day to day speaking tasks

INFORMAL LECTURE: Listening for enjoyment

Case Analysis Seatwork

Effectively articulate and enunciate problematic speech sounds under scrutiny

SPEECH DRILLS: /s/vs /z/ /s/vs // /s/vs // /z/vs//

Valuing pronunciation in attaining better channels for communication

Assume knowledge on what standard to consider in accent neutralization

Oral drills on minimal pairs and phonetic variations

Quiz 2: Multiple choice quiz

Analyzing idiosyncratic mechanisms that affects communication fidelity

Speech Drill and Oral Examination

Final Period Enduring Understanding

UNIT III: Introspective, Interactive, and Extended Communication Essential Questions

ENG 4

1. The ability to communicate with oneself (Intrapersonal communication) greatly impacts ones communication with others, and ultimately, improves tremendously the quality of ones life. 2. Participation in various oral discourses enhances ones oral competence. 3. Public communication (through the use of electronic devices) gives one an edge to the 21st century forms of communication.

1. Why is intrapersonal communication important in my interaction with others? 2. How does participation in various oral discourses enhance my oral competence? 3. How important are the technological devices in public communication?

Essential Learning Week Content Standards Declarative Knowledge Functional Knowledge Intended Learning Outcome Suggested Teaching/Learning Activities (TLAs) 1. GROUP WORK: Fill in the four boxes in the Johari Window model and compare it to your friends and acquaintances. Reflect afterwards on the result you have found out. 2. RECIPROCAL QUESTIONING 3. SELFASSESSMENT List down the factors that might have influenced your communication patterns and behavior, and identify if they are detriment or Assessment Tasks (ATs)

10

1. Demonstrate understanding of the importance of having knowledge of oneself to achieve successful communication with others.

1. Nature and Process

1.Communicating intrapersonally or Thinking aloud

2. Self- Concept 2.Contemplating ones philosophy, beliefs, and values

1. Examine oneself before engaging into a conversation with others by using Johari Window model

Recitation/oral presentation

2. Demonstrate understanding of the role of selfassessment to 4. Ethos ones professional advancement and commitment.

3. The Johari Window Model

Selfassessment Peer evaluation

advantage to you.

Pair work

11

1. Demonstrate understanding of the important role of the oral interaction in ones personal, academic, and professional life. 2. Demonstrate understanding of the importance of adjusting ones discourse to the different varieties of oral English. 3. Demonstrate understanding of the importance of context in oral interactions.

1.Dyadic and small group communication

1. Communicating through interpersonal and transactional talk 2. Applying the principles of oral interaction and the system of turn-taking 3. Adjusting ones language to the different varieties of English

2.Interpersonal vs. Transactional talk

3.Communicativ e competence

4.The structure of conversations

1. Communicate 1. Perform effectively interpersonal talk, through an either dyadic interpersonal communication or and transactional small group conversation by discussion based (a) following the on the topic drawn. principles of Observe the oral interaction, principles and the (b) turn-taking system of oral system, and (c) interaction. satisfying the four areas of communicative 2. Perform transactional talk competence. based on the topic drawn. You will be 2. Recognize the assessed through different the four varieties of competencies/areas English through of communicative different types competence. of media. 3. Research and report some of the common Philippine English terms and its

Pair work/Group discussion

Small Group Discussion

Dyadic
Communication

Video
Documentation

Pair work

5.Conversationa l expressions

Oral presentation

6.Principles of oral interaction

implication towards globalization.

Seatwork/ exercise

7.Intercultural communication

Quiz

1. Demonstrate understanding of the role of electronic media in facilitating and enhancing public communication. 2. Demonstrate understanding of the role of public communication in ones personal and professional growth.

1. Nature of Public Communication

1. Utilizing electronic media or technological devices

2. Electronic Media Communication

1. Simulated oral interaction activities requiring the use of technological devices e. g. telephone calls, tele/video conferencing, and radio communication.

LISTENING ACTIVITY:

Simulation

1. Listen to audiotaped telephone Exercises exchanges and supply the information called for regarding the telephone calls heard.

a. Telephone Conversation

3. Demonstrate competence in using technological devices for a more effective and efficient public communication.

Interviews

SIMULATED ACTIVITY: 2. Take a business call

Simulation

b.Tele/video Conferencing

TELE/VIDEO CONFERENCE REVIEW: 3. Present reviews of a tele/video conference and a TV talk show.

Oral presentation

c.Television and Radio Broadcasts

INTERVIEW: 4. Interview about a call center.

Oral presentation

ASSESSMENT: 5. Assess a roleplayed tele/video conference.

Reaction/reflec tion paper output

Quiz

Finals

UNIT IV: Speech Presentation

Course Code ENG4

Enduring Understanding 1. The purpose of the speech, the target audience and the way a speech is written affect the development of the message. 2. Proper use of verbal and nonverbal elements during delivery enhances the impact of the speech on the audience. 3. Developing a set of criteria is useful in evaluating the quality of a speech presentation.

Essential Questions 1. How can I best convey my ideas to my audience 2. Why should I pay attention to my choice of topic and manner of presentation? 3. Why should I assess my speech presentation?

Week

Content Standards

Essential Learning Declarative Functional Knowledge Knowledge

12

Demonstrate understanding of the different types of speech. Demonstrate knowledge of the

Types of Speech Distinguishing the types of Writing the speech Speech Adapting the speech to the needs of the audience

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO) Construct a comparecontrast matrix analyzing the types of speech according to structure, purpose, and

Suggested Learning/Teaching Activities (TLAs) GAPPED LECTURE: List down the characteristics of each type of speech; classify the information gathered; organize

Assessment Tasks (ATs)

CompareContrast Matrix Rubric

Speechwriting Draft 1

appropriateness of the message to the audience. Demonstrate competence in writing and revising a speech.

Determining and situation. following the steps in writing Create an a speech audience profile checklist. Gathering information Make a about a topic flowchart that shows the steps Documenting in writing a sources speech. Write a speech based on an assigned type of speech.

information under specific headings; use a graphic organizer that highlights the salient points of the types of speech. MEDIATED LECTURE: Brainstorm on the categories of the characteristics of the audience that every speaker should watch out for; construct a questionnaire or checklist based on these. SPEECH WRITING: Research on the steps in writing a speech; illustrate the gist of the steps using a graphic organizer. Choose a topic that fits the assigned type of speech;

Questionnaire Rubric

Peer Assessment Speechwriting Draft 2

Rubric

Peer Criticism, Rubric

research and observe proper documentation of sources; follow the steps in writing a speech; have a classmate critique the output. 13 Demonstrate understanding of the different types of nonverbal cues. Demonstrate competence in the use nonverbal cues appropriate to a given context. Demonstrate understanding of proper speech delivery. 14 Demonstrate knowledge of a set of criteria in assessing a speech presentation. Evaluating the Speech Formulating a set of criteria in evaluating a speech presentation Write a questionnaire on assessing a speech presentation. Delivering the Speech Types of Nonverbal Cues Methods of Delivery Using nonverbal cues to convey information Analyzing the speech situation Determining the different modes of speech delivery Dramatize situations that show the appropriate use of specific nonverbal cues. Write a critical paper about a recorded speech presentation. ROLE PLAYING: Choose nonverbal cues that apply to an assigned situation; role play the situation in class. ASSESSMENT TASK: Watch a sample speech presentation; evaluate the mode of speech delivery and appropriateness of the nonverbal cues on the speech situation. STUDY GROUP: Research on the factors that should be considered in evaluating a speech presentation; use

Peer Feedback

Speech Presentation Evaluation Form Rubric

Demonstrate competence in assessing a speech presentation.

Constructing effective feedback Taking down notes

Ask questions relative to the information shared.

these pieces of information as guide in drafting a Speech Presentation Evaluation Form. Evaluators Rubric

Suggest points for improvement GAPPED either in written LECTURE: or spoken form. Jot down salient points of the speech; clarify ambiguous ideas or doubtful information. PEER ASSESSMENT: Provide insights about the speech presentations strengths and weaknesses; use the Speech Presentation Evaluation Form as guide in providing feedback.

Extended Reading: Beebe, S., & Beebe S. (2009). Public speaking: An audience-centered approach (6th ed.). USA: Pearson Education, Inc. Griffin, C. (2009). Invitation to Public speaking (3rd ed.) USA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

For your consideration! Prepared By: Assoc. Prof. Rodrigo A. Litao, PhD Asst. Prof. Emelito F. Sarmago Asst. Prof. Jocelyn A. Amongo Asst. Prof. Selenne Anne S. Leynes Ms. Sharel S. Legaspi Ms. Jean Valerie E. Moreno Ms. Marivic D. Tanedo Ms. Michelle A. Desierto

Prepared for: Assoc. Prof. Camille Vizconde Chairperson English Language Department University of Santo Tomas