Category Archives: Public Speaking 1, Spring 2012

  • Syllabus, etc.

    Posted on March 5, 2012 by mrgord in Public Speaking 1, Spring 2012.

    Hi folks, Here’s a copy of the syllabus for the Public Speaking course for Spring 2012: Public Speaking Spring 2012 Syllabus (PDF) You can see my office hours, schedule, and contact information here. Please note that for the first week of classes, I may not be in my office at these times. (I have a very […]

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  • Your Homework for Week 2

    Posted on March 11, 2012 by mrgord in Public Speaking 1, Spring 2012.

    Folks, I announced that your homework for Week 2 ( March 12/14) would be to make a self-introductory speech that isn’t boring. We will definitely spend all of class on Monday, and probably most of class on Wednesday, doing that. Whatever time we have left over on Wednesday will go to an example speech for […]

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  • Your Next Speech

    Posted on March 19, 2012 by mrgord in Public Speaking 1, Spring 2012.

    On 19 March, we’re going to discuss and practice one of the most crucial of skills for public speakers: self-presentation. It might not mean what you think it means. Be ready to stand up, move around, and otherwise do more than just sit in your desk! Start on 21 March (Wednesday) you will be giving […]

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  • Your Speeches

    Posted on March 25, 2012 by mrgord in Public Speaking 1, Spring 2012.

    Folks, I think there might be some confusion about your next speech. Everyone needs to tell about an embarassing story. (Only a few people have done this speech, so it might be a while before we move to the next speech topic.) However, for those who have already told us an embarrassing story, the next […]

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  • Our Department’s Page on Facebook

    Posted on March 28, 2012 by mrgord in Creative Writing, Spring 2012, Listening & Speaking 1, Spring 2012, Media English, Spring 2012, Public Speaking 1, Spring 2012, Understanding Anglophone Popular Cultures, Spring 2012.

    Please join the CUK English Language & Culture Dept. page on Facebook.  You will get announcements about events, department news, and more. Even if you’re not a ELC major, it’s a great way to get news while you’re taking classes in our department (and you can quit later).

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  • Homework and Plans for Week 5

    Posted on March 31, 2012 by mrgord in Public Speaking 1, Spring 2012.

    Folks, Please practice the things we’ve worked on in class so far: self-presentation projecting your voice eye contact In week 5, we will continue with the “embarrassing experience” speeches and once they are finished, we will move on to fairy tales. A reminder, you should also be seeking out a ghost story to tell for […]

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  • No Class Next Week (For This Course)

    Posted on April 2, 2012 by mrgord in Public Speaking 1, Spring 2012, Understanding Anglophone Popular Cultures, Spring 2012.

    Apparently there is no class on Monday or Wednesday next week (9/11 April). Enjoy it while you can! You have work to do for our class, however, so spend a little of your free time on that.

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  • For 16/18 April

    Posted on April 6, 2012 by mrgord in Public Speaking 1, Spring 2012.

    Folks, Thanks to Easter and the elections on 11 April, we will not be meeting again until 16 April. However, you know what you should be working on: Be ready for your next speech. (One person is  left who will tell an embarrassing story. The rest of you will be telling fairy tales.) Practice dramatizing […]

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  • Exam Date and Time Set

    Posted on April 18, 2012 by mrgord in Public Speaking 1, Spring 2012.

    Folks, The date and time for our midterm exam has been set! It is: Date: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 Time: 7:00-9:00pm. (But we may go a little overtime.) Place: Catholic University of Korea, N301 I’ll post a sheet of tickets you can print out and give to friends a bit later. Remember, you must have […]

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  • Presentation Contest

    Posted on May 5, 2012 by mrgord in Public Speaking 1, Spring 2012.

    Folks, I mentioned the times for the Presentation Contest: I now have room numbers as well. Here they are: Monday 14th May: 5~7pm @ IH267 Tuesday 15th May: 5~7pm @ HB107 (미카엘홀) Students in my Public Speaking class are required to attend both sessions if possible. When you attend, make sure your attendance is tracked by a […]

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