Goal: Development and improvement of Russian language public speaking skills for professional and interpersonal communication
This class will help students:
Target group: This course is designed for managers and specialists from a variety of areas who are interested in improving their speaking skills.
Expected results: Students will acquire the skills necessary for the preparation, delivery, and evaluation of public speeches.
Duration: 24 academic hours
Fee: 3,000 soms
Topic 1: Introduction
History of rhetoric.
Basic rules of rhetoric; rhetoric of different cultures
"The golden rules" of rhetoric (drawing on experiences of ancient orators)
Topic 2. Public speech: preparation, goals, materials
Preparation for public speaking/presentations
Choosing topic for speeches/presentations
Learning techniques for fast and effective analysis of information necessary for speech preparation.
Choosing effective arguments and proper methods to make public speeches more persuasive (exploring statistics, examples, quotations, etc)
Topic 3. Appearance of the speaker and his/her voice
Verbal and non-verbal communication with audiences: manners, mimicry , eye-contact, gestures, etc.
Six rules of business etiquette: the ethics of speaking and listening
Development of one's own style of speech delivery
Tactics for effective speaking
Achieving expressiveness, sonority, and melodiousness[T2] ; improving pronunciation.
Topic 4. Logic and expressiveness
Logical methods for constructing effective speeches (deduction, induction, analogy, and cause-and-effect analysis)
Common mistakes in delivering public speeches.
Learning effective usage of specific Russian expressions to enrich and embellish one's