Throughout history there have been numerous speeches, debates and essays that have shaped our culture and history. In our Great Speeches, Debates and Essays Course students will not only learn about historical pieces of literature and oratory, but will also examine their use of language, how messages are communicated and delivered for the desired effect. By the end of this course, students will understand how to analyze and respond to speeches, debates and essays, how to write clear arguments and counterarguments and deliver with emotion and command of the English language.
Note: This course is not designed for ELL (English Language Learners) students. ELL students may enroll in this course ONLY if they have adequate mentor support at their home school and are able to fulfill all course requirements.
Section 1: Reading for Comprehension and Understanding
Section 2: Communicate Effectively With your Writing
Section 3: Speaking
Section 4: Listening
Section 5: Language