SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentSelective courses of undergraduate level,College of Commerce
Course NameAdvanced Oral Training
InstructorYang Chien-Wei
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
PrerequisiteWriting and Oral Training II,English Writing、Writing and Oral Training I
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule




























































































































Session



Topic



Activities and Assignments



Invested Time



1



Course Introduction; Warmers; Career Prospecting (CP) Phase 1



Independent research: Career Prospecting 1



4 or above



2



CP Phase 2;



Résumé and CV: format and language;



Using Linkedin



Sample Discussion 1; Assignment 1: Résumé and CV draft;



Creating Linkedin Profile



4 or above



3



CP Phase 3 Roundtable Discussion (Group 1)



Covering Letter (CL) and Follow-up Letter (FUL): format and language



Sample Discussion 2;



CL and FUL draft



Submission of Assignment 1



4 or above



4



CP Phase 3 Roundtable Discussion (Group 2)



Job Interview Prep.s I: Pre-interview Preparation



Experience sharing; Self-Intro. Practice



Project I: Job interview preparation i



4 or above



5



Job Interview Prep.s II: Skills and Sample Discussion



Interview Types and Question Bank



Question Bank Prep.;



Project I: Job interview preparation ii



4 or above



6



Job Interview Prep.s III:



Question Bank Discussion



Self-promo Skills



Question Bank & Self-promo. Prep.;



Submission of Position Choice



 



6



Mini-Interview & Feedback



(Video-taped)



Project I: Job interview preparation iii



4 or



above



7



Job Interview Simulation I



(Video-taped)



Assignment 2: Self-Evaluation



4 or above



8



Job Interview Simulation II



(Video-taped)



Assignment 2: Self-Evaluation



4 or above



9



Career Workshop 1



Video CV: Introduction & Samples



Video CV proposal



 



4 or



above



10



Video CV: Delivery and Scripting



Video CV Script submission



4 or



above



11



Video CV: Work Week



Video CV Production



5 or above



12



Video CV Showcase



Assignment 3: Peer-feedback



4 or



above



13



Business Meeting: participation & essential business vocabulary I



In-class Practice



4 or above



14



Business Meeting: chairing & essential business vocabulary II



In-class Practice; Project II preparation: An A&M meeting



4 or above



15



Business Meeting: handling confrontations & clarification



Project II preparation: An A&M meeting



4 or above



16



Negotiation in Business: Introduction & bargaining



 



Sample Discussion; scenario practice; Project II preparation : An A&M meeting



4 or above



17



Negotiation in Business:



Probing & making counteroffers



scenario practice; Project II preparation : An A&M meeting



5 or above



18



The M&A Meeting Simulation



Assignment 4: Peer Evaluation



4 or above



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

To be announced in the first week


Requirement/Grading

Course Requirements



1. Regular attendance is strictly required. Absence from TWO weekly sessions will result in failure to pass.



2. We will have a Moodle website for this course, so please visit it on the weekly basis and on the day before the          class in case you miss important announcements.



3. Those who need to ask for leaves should notify the instructor through e-mail in advance. DO NOT simply ask          your classmate to pass the request.



4. Please specify who you are and which class you are in in your e-mail messages. Also, please note English is the      designated  language of communication in email communication.



5. Punctuality is essential; Lateness of over FIVE minutes will be counted as a half absence.



6. Delayed or missed assignments are forbidden. Make-up assignments are downgraded by 10 percent.



7. Some oral tasks require drafts, which should be completed in advance and submitted in class.



9. The draft and visual aids file of each task MUST be submitted at the time the instructor specifies.                              Late submission will result in grade deductions of 5 to 20 percent.



10. Students are expected to preview the course materials and make full preparation for each task.



11. Every student is expected to attend the LAST weekly session in the final week; No leave or absence is                      excusable.



12. You are also expected to volunteer to take on some responsibilities and earn bonus points; such                                  opportunities will be announced in class.



Assessment



































Class Participation: 35%



Attendance



10%



Pair Work & Simulation Practice (5)



25%



Assignments: 15%



Pair and Team Assignments (3)



15%



Projects: 50 %



Business Brief



25%



Policy Debate



25%



*Bonus Points



Class Leader, Team Leader, or Competition Winners



2-5%




Grading Rubrics































A+/5



Very fluent speech; natural intonations and standard pronunciation; organized, coherent, and well-supported content; able to form and elaborate personal perspective; very few usage errors; full cooperation with other team members; flawless body languages



A- → A



/4→4.5



Near fluent speech; variations in intonations and almost standard pronunciation with a few errors; organized, coherent, and well-supported content; showing attempt to form personal perspective; some usage errors; full cooperation with other team members; near perfect body languages with a few



B → B+



/3.5→4



Near fluent speech but with some breaks; intonations flat and almost standard pronunciation with a few errors; less organized, coherent, or supported content; unclear personal perspective; some common usage errors; insufficient team match; a few adaptive gestures



C → B-/2.5→3.5



 



 



 



Speech lacking fluency with breaks; intonations lacking in variations and major mispronunciations; content requires further support and incomplete in structure; lack of personal perspective; more than average number of usage errors; insufficient team match; unnatural body language



D/1.5→2.5



Failure to reach the required standard in most of the aspects of the project; required to improve the overall performance in the second attempt



F/0.5-1.5



Failure to reach the required standard in all of the aspects of the project; failure to submit the work on schedule



Textbook & Reference

Bibliography



No textbook is required. The course will use various materials and handouts will be distributed in class.



 


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