•      About OUHK     

  •      Admissions     

  •      Schools & LiPACE     

  •     Administration    

  •      Library     

  •     Research    

  • Registration

     Distance Learning Homepage  Credit exemptions  Finances  Registration
    Presentation Skills
    ENGL A122
      More information: Course Guide
    Presentation Skills
    Course Start Date
    Aut 2019
    Course Level
    Length in Terms
    1 term
    Fees ($) (including lab fees)
    Future Terms
    Spr 2020, Aut 2020
    Spr 2021
    Quota and Schedule
    Start Date
    Course Level Length in Terms Credits
    Fees ($)
    (including lab fees)
    Future Terms
    Aut 2019
    Foundation 1 term 5
    Spr 2020, Aut 2020
    Spr 2021

    Course Coordinator: Dolly Liu, BA (BFSU); MA (CUHK)

    Course Developer: Juliana Y Chan

    ENGL A122 is a practical course that focuses on the skills students need to give academic, vocational or professional presentations. The course introduces students to different aspects of a presentation and enables students to deliver effective personal presentations. This is a foundation-level course, and it counts towards the ‘20-credit free choice’ element of most undergraduate degree programmes.

    This course aims to provide students with a practical approach to mastering face-to-face presentations effectively. It guides students through all the principles needed for preparing and refining presentations so that they are appropriate for their specific audience and purpose. It also covers the use and development of visual aids, as well as non-verbal communication and skills related to delivery of your message and dealing with questions from the audience.

    The course covers the following topics:

    • What is an effective presentation?

    • Analysing the situation

    • Building the presentation

    • Managing body language and voice skills

    • Managing visual aids

    • Setting the stage and delivering the message

    Learning support
    There will be regular two-hour tutorials and two day schools.

    There will be three assignments, a compulsory video-taped oral presentation to be done in school (during one of the day schools) and a final examination.

    You will need access to the internet, as well as a computer with PowerPoint, and a web browser which can play the audio and video components on the Online Learning Environment (OLE).

    You will also need access to devices which can record your voice into MP3 format and a CD/DVD burner in order to complete the assignments.

    Set book(s)
    There are no set books for this course.

    Students with disabilities or special educational needs
    The audio and verbal components of the materials and assessment for the course may cause difficulties for students with impaired hearing or speech. You should seek advice from the Course Coordinator before enrolling on the course.

    Accessibility | Privacy policies | Terms and policies | Webmaster
    © 2019 by The Open University of Hong Kong. All Rights Reserved.
    Site Map Site map
    About OUHK
    President's Message
    Vision & Mission
    Strategic Plan
    Governance & Organization
    Principal Officers
    Honorary Graduates & University Fellows
    Facts & Figures
    Educational Technology and Development Unit
    Facilities Management Unit
    Finance Unit
    Human Resources Unit
    Information Technology Unit
    Mainland and International Affairs Office
    OUHK Shenzhen Office
    Public Affairs Unit
    Quality Assurance Office
    Research Office
    Student Affairs Office
    Research Postgraduate Programmes
    Postgraduate Programmes
    Postgraduate Programmes (Part-time)
    Undergraduate Programmes
    Undergraduate Programmes (Part-time)
    Sub-degree Programmes
    Sub-degree Programmes (Part-time)
    Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programmes
    Programmes from LiPACE
    Annual Review 2017-2018
    Choose your study programme
    Events Calendar
    Giving to OUHK
    Implementation of a unified academic calendar
    Information for
    Prospective Students
    Current Students
    Jockey Club Home Health Watch Programme
    Media coverage
    Motto: Disce, Progredere, Crea
    Open Learning Resources
    iTunes U
    Knowledge for All
    OUHK Great Speakers Series
    Privacy policies
    Terms and policies
    Research Office (RO)
    RGC Funded Projects
    Institutional Repository
    Other Funded Research Projects
    Staff Publications
    Research Degree Programmes
    External Research Funding
    Internal Research Funding
    External Funding for Development Project
    Schools and LiPACE
    School of Arts and Social Sciences
    Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration
    School of Education and Languages
    School of Nursing and Health Studies
    School of Science and Technology
    Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE)
    Site Search
    Social Media
    YouTube Channel
    Student Life & Support
    Students' Achievements
    Switch on to e-materials
    Useful Information
    Adverse weather arrangements
    Campus location
    Job Openings
    Contact us
    Telephone: (852-2711-2100)
    Facsimile: (852-2715-0760)
    Email: info@ouhk.edu.hk
    View the videos of Full-time Face-to-face Undergraduate Programme selected seminars
    Web for All
    Back To Top