Archive | June, 2012

Speaking IV Final Presentation Schedule

18 Jun

Hi Everyone. I’m very sorry I had to cancel class today. I promise to feel much better by next week when final presentations begin. Please look at the presentation schedule here:  Speaking IV Final Presentation Schedule . I never received a message from some of you, so I went ahead and paired you randomly. If there is an error with the schedule, please SMS or Facebook me and I will fix it right away.

If you have time, please also take my survey here:

Any feedback will help the future volunteers to improve this class and make UMS students the best speakers they can be.


Speaking II Vocab: “Jobs”

15 Jun


For our final lesson, I want us to talk about jobs. Check out the vocabulary here: Speaking II Job Vocabulary and please do not forget to sign up to present your final project. The sign up sheet is on my desk in the ruang dosen. I hope you start practicing this week!

Speaking II Vocab: “Going on a Date”

8 Jun

It’s about time we started talking about love and relationships. Below is the vocabulary for next week.

Speaking II Relationship Vocab

Speaking Final Project

4 Jun

Here are the directions for the Speaking II and IV Final Projects. Please ask me if you have any questions. I’m looking forward to being in the audience!

Speaking II Final Project Directions

Description: Write and create a drama to be performed in class

Due Date: Wednesday July 4

Time Length: 8-10 minutes

Directions: In groups of 4 or 5, you will create a drama/skit for class. You will be randomly assigned your topic. Topics include going to the bank, going to the doctor, going to a restaurant, going on a date, going to the airport, or going to a hotel.


1) Group members must share all the dialogue equally, with about the same number of lines.

2) Groups must have all or almost all their dialogue memorized so that it sounds natural.

3) Groups must use the vocabulary related to their topic.

4) Costumes, props, and scenery are highly encouraged.

5) The drama must meet the time requirement. One letter grade will be deducted for every minute the drama is too short . (Example: If your drama is 7 minutes, the highest grade you can receive is a B. If your drama is 6 minutes, the highest grade you can receive is a C.) This means you must rehearse before class to make sure your drama is long enough.


Content: Vocabulary/Conversations 35%

Fluency: Presentation/Flow of Speech 25%

Grammar/Pronunciation: 25%

Creativity: 15%

Optional Rough Draft: You may email copy of your script to me early so I can make corrections to your grammar and give other feedback. You must email me before Wednesday June 20. If you email me after, I will not be able to look at your script.

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