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KKENVAL3 Debating for Academic Purposes 2 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Language and communication studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Language Centre
Level C1

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course the students will be able to

• use sources to research debate topics and prepare speeches
• construct arguments and use appropriate language in argumentative speech
• recognize and use rhetorical devices
• use language typical of debates
• give informative and persuasive speeches in a well-structured manner
• evaluate, analyze and react to arguments critically
• function in groups according to the roles prescribed by the debating rules
• control timing when giving speeches

Enrolment for University Studies

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Mirja Hämäläinen, Teacher responsible


13-Sep-2012 – 11-Oct-2012
Tutorials 26 hours
Ryhmä 1
Thu 13-Sep-2012 - 11-Oct-2012 weekly at 12.30-16, Päätalo A07
13-Sep-2012 at 12.30 –16 , KH 3
Independent work 28 hours