Communication Skills (Middle School Curriculum)

Communication Skills

In this enriched language class, students enhance their speaking and listening skills. Grade 7 and 8 students can elect to take this course rather than continuing with Mandarin. The goals of the course include:

  • improve students' confidence in public speaking;
  • develop preparation and presentation skills;
  • create an atmosphere of risk-taking and trust; and
  • teach debate, discussion and performance.

Topics explored include debating, public speaking, media skills, discussion, presentation skills, drama and recitation.