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Skills for Speaking Effectively: The Art of Speaking

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Skills for Speaking Effectively: The Art of Speaking
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  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • In this course, Skills for Speaking Effectively: The Art of Speaking, you will be introduced to the ins and outs of spoken English, from encoding meaning and the filters of communication to the Golden Rules of Writing and word types.

    You will first learn about the difference between speech and writing and the different communications models. You will then learn about the filters of communication and how meanings are created within a person. You will learn about the different kinds of words, such as concrete words, content words, connotative words, and so on.

    Lastly you will learn about writing. You will be provided with a checklist you can implement to improve your writing as well as the Golden Rules of writing. This course will be of great interest to anyone who wishes to speak or write English more effectively, teachers of English or elocution, and those learning English as a second language.

  • After completing this course, you will be able to:

    • Describe the difference between speech and writing and non-words and para-language.
    • Define and describe communication, meta-communication, and symbols.
    • Identify the one-way communication model, two-way communication model, and the inferential model of communication.
    • List the filters of communication and “Golden Rules for Writing”
    • Create a checklist for choosing the best words in your writing.
    • Define content, functional, connotative, abstract, concrete, and obsolete words.
    • Identify modifiers, parallel form, indefinite starters, and dangling modifiers.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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