Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Formerly the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

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Public Speaking

This course is designed to improve your "Platform Skills" in T & I by building you confidence, improving your verbal and non verbal communication and articulation, and eliminating stage fright and self-consciousness. These objectives are achieved by focusing on breath control, vocal projection and inflection, eye contact, scan analysis (or cold reading), body language and control of idiosyncratic behavior, and use of visual aids. Throughout the semester, you will also be assigned self evaluations, as well as peer evaluations providing constructive criticism. We will work on three main types of speeches (informative, persuasive, and entertaining), as well as practice paraphrasing, shadowing, and cold reading.

TI - All General
Translation & Interpretation
Transltn, Interpret & Lang Edu
Requirements Fulfilled:


Fall 2015 - MIIS

TIAG8501A-F15 Lecture (Jacobs)
TIAG8501B-F15 Lecture (Jacobs)
TIAG8501C-F15 Lecture (Jacobs)
TIAG8501D-F15 Lecture (Jacobs)

Fall 2014 - MIIS

TIAG8501A-F14 Lecture (Jacobs)
TIAG8501B-F14 Lecture (Jacobs)
TIAG8501C-F14 Lecture (Jacobs)
TIAG8501D-F14 Lecture (Jacobs)