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English Presentation & Performance (online course)

Do you need more experience with presenting ideas or giving talks in an academic context? Are you looking to improve the delivery and impact of your talks in English during your studies? This online course enables students to speak more effectively in public situations at university. This course will be “hands-on” by offering input on what makes presentations work and providing opportunities to prepare, deliver and receive feedback on individual talks.

This course is taught entirely online using the Virtual Classroom in Brightspace.

Target group

English Presentation & Performance is for Bachelor’s and Master’s students looking to improve and practice their oral presentation skills. The maximum number of participants per group is 16.

Course level

English Presentation & Performance: B2 and up

Course content

The sessions will focus on preparing and delivering talks in an academic context. You will be taught how to structure your talks, how best to visualise and engage the audience with your ideas, and how to use your voice to deliver your message clearly and confidently. You will be able to practice talks in groups, reflect on your own performance and receive specific feedback on your development.

After completing the Presentation and Performance course, you may also be interested in the English Speaking & Pronunciation course.

Planning

This course includes 8 online classes, one per week. Each class is 1 hour and 45 minutes. You should expect to spend 2 to 3 hours on homework each week.

Dates and times

Start date End date Day Time
12 May 30 June Wednesday 19.30-21.15

If you would like to take this course but it is either full or does not list a starting date that suits you, please click here and you will be notified once you can sign up for new dates.

Course material

Participants will have access to Brightspace, where all the required materials will be available.

Certification and exam

To receive a Wageningen in'to Languages certificate, a minimum attendance of 80% is required.

Fees

WUR Bachelor's/Master's Students* € 60
WUR Employees € 250
Standard fee € 275

What to expect?

  • Personal attention from an expert teacher
  • Group lessons on fixed dates and times
  • Slides or whiteboard
  • Interaction with teacher and fellow students
  • Working together in small groups
  • Interactive methods and online assignments
  • Homework and teaching materials in the online learning environment

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