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English 211 is a speaking course designed with the aim of equipping students with the essential speaking skills they need to cope with the English language as medium of instruction. Therefore, the course revolves around two main focuses: academic speaking and presentation skills. To this end, the course offers a theme based approach where all four skills are integrated to foster various speaking opportunities. Since the main focus of the course is on speaking, the listening, reading and writing tasks will serve as springboard to either generate or to complement speaking. The emphasis put on variety, language skills and the balance between input and practice throughout the course will help students become more confident, autonomous and competent speakers of English.




MLD requires all students to observe the highest ethical standards in their academic work. Students who engage in unethical practices and/or conspire with others will fail the course and their department will be informed about the case. To prevent plagiarism and ensure the originality of your work, MLD asks all students of Eng 211 to use the Turnitin program. Here are a few reminders you need to consider regarding the procedure:

·         You are expected to upload your Science&Technology Presentation and Final Presentation slides to Turnitin.  If you fail to submit your slides before the deadline announced by your instructor, your presentation will not be graded.

·         Your instructor will provide you with a class id and password for Turnitin.

·         You can upload PowerPoint files (.pptx, .ppt, .ppsx, and .pps) via file upload, Google Drive, or Dropbox. If you prefer a different format than the ones given (e.g. Prezi) in your presentation, you will have to convert the slides to pptx, .ppt, .ppsx, or .pps to be able to upload them.

Please be informed that if Turnitin detects plagiarism in your work, due action will be taken by MLD administration.



Midterm Exam Practice

Describing Graphs

Listening - Note-taking

Art Forgery   →  Listening

How to make stress your friend    →  Listening  

Wine listening   →   Listening

Organizing a speech

Participating in a discussion



2017-2018 Fall Course Outline.docx57.89 KB
2017-18 Fall Weekly Schedule.docx60.45 KB
Debate-Discussion Rubric.doc36 KB
Debate-Discussion grade sheet 1.docx13.08 KB
Debate-Discussion grade sheet 2.docx12.77 KB
Mini Presentation Rating Scale.doc100.5 KB
Roleplay Rubric .doc37 KB
Journal Entry Task Sheet 2017.docx19.57 KB
Journal Entry Rubric 2017.docx32.74 KB
Mind Presentation - guidelines.docx18.85 KB
Mind Presentation Rubric.docx27.65 KB
Marketing Presentation - Guidelines.docx18.69 KB
Marketing Presentation Rubric.doc139 KB
Science and Technology Presentation - Guidelines.doc42.5 KB
Science and Technology Presentation - Planning Sheet.doc120 KB
Science and Technology Presentation - Rubric.doc136.5 KB
Final Presentation - Guidelines.docx21.5 KB
Final Presentation - Sample Student Outlines.docx38.18 KB
Final Presentation - Rating Scale 2018.doc136.5 KB
Speech Analysis Report - Guidelines.docx17.08 KB
Speech Analysis Report Rubric.docx35.02 KB