Oral Communications
Generic Course Syllabus
(This is only a model and used at the discretion of instructor.)

 Week 1
            Getting Acquainted
            Prep for Autobiographical Speech
            Overview of Course
            Grading System
            Ice-Breaker Exercises

 Week 2
            Prep for Autobiographical Speech
            Pronunciation and Enunciation
            Communications Process
            Autobiographical Speeches 

 Week 3
            Prep for Advertisement Speech
            Beginnings and Endings
            Public Speaking
            Pronunciation and Enunciation II
            Prep for Informal Groups

 Week 4
            Advertisement Speeches
            Prep for Group Conversations
            Prep for Impromptu Speech

 Week 5
            Group Conversations
            Prep for Informative Speech

 Week 6
            Prep for Impromptu Speech
            Impromptu Speeches
            Prep for Informative Speech

 Week 7
            Prep for Informative Speech
            Conferences

 

 
 Week 8

 
           Conferences
            Informative Speeches

 Week 9
 
           Informative Speeches II
            Conferences

 Week 10
            Prep for Reading Speech
            Prep for Persuasive Speech
            Reading Speeches

 Week 10
            Reading Speeches II
            Prep for Persuasive Speech
            Conferences

 Week 12
            Persuasive Speeches
            Prep for Formal Group Speech

 Week 13
 
           Persuasive Speeches II
            Group Time and Exercises

 Week 14
            Group Time
            Panel Presentations

 Week 15

            Conferences
            Make-up Speeches

You need two Textbooks:
The Little Book of Communications
Little Rhody & the Other 49