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9W. Speech and Debate for Multilingual Students

ColWrit 9W. Speech and Debate for Multilingual Students

3 units

Develop the power to persuade in English with this engaging class on speech and debate! Students will acquire strategies for constructing arguments and refining their speaking style. Course content includes sample speeches and debates; activities range from writing speeches to participating in Parliamentary-style debates. In completing these challenging course assignments, students will practice and improve all aspects of their oral skills in English. Students will also apply their skills in a fieldwork component, set in the surrounding Bay Area.

Please note, students enrolling in Colwrit/ESL 9W course must take an online placement exam.