Global Learning & Language Centre

Academic Discourse and Public Speaking



This course is designed to further prepare students for transition to upper-level university studies through a series of tutorials and skill development workshops focused on team building, cross-cultural competence and presentation skills. 

Hours per week: 5

Level: 4 (12 weeks)

Learning Outcomes

  • Present a complex topic using effective and relevant supports
  • Work effectively in multicultural and diverse teams
  • Develop and apply critical thinking skills
  • Verbally convey complex information to non-expert audience
  • Facilitate large group discussion and answer questions on a topic
  • Use visual aids and body language effectively
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