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HENB10352U CIP - Presentation
Techniques for Undergraduate Students (spring)
Schedule – spring 2017
Classes are held once weekly on Wednesdays, 14 weeks in
Study board of English, Germanic and Romance
Department of English, Germanic and Romance
Sophie J V Swerts Knudsen (6-797d6b787a79466e7b7334717b346a71)
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This course is intended for all international and Danish
BA-students from across the University of Copenhagen.
Students will develop oral presentation skills, which
will enable them to successfully negotiate their English-medium
courses at BA level in their own field of study. On completion of
this oral presentation course, students should be able to deliver a
well-structured presentation and produce spoken English approaching
the C1-level as defined in the
Common European Framework of Reference
As a seminar style content course with interactive class
discussions and practice presentations, the course takes its point
of departure in the needs of the individual student. Therefore,
students are required to complete a number of readings in their own
field of study to enhance their vocabulary in this area, and they
are expected to base their oral presentations on these
Active participation is expected in the course, and students are
required to participate in class discussions, complete a number of
practice presentations during the course of the semester and
deliver a final oral exam presentation.
Teaching and learning methods
Only bachelor students can apply for the course.
Full-degree students and MA students cannot take this course and
are referred to the courses Academic writing for graduate students
and Presentation techniques for graduate students.
Student enrolled in the BA English Studies cannot take this course.
Please notice that registration is binding.
Please direct questions regarding registration to
AcademicEnglish@hum.ku.dk and regarding the content of the course
International BA-students must register to
the e-mail you should put your student ID number, course and full
Type of assessment
Oral exam (presentation) with material: The students’
presentation skills are assessed on the basis of a final 10-minute
oral presentation followed by 10 minutes for discussion and
question/answer session. The examination is graded according to the
Danish 7-point scale and based on an assessment of the student’s
fluency, pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, structure and