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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
SHMY108 Diction and Oratory 927006 1 2 3
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
1- To create awareness on the art of diction in students2- To improve the physical and oral communication skills of the students3- To help students choose the right words and express their thoughts and feelings with the right voice and pronunciation
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr.Gör.Fatih Mehmet ŞAHİN
Learning Outcomes
  1. To have a general knowledge about dictation art
  2. Have an idea about effective speech preparation techniques
  3. Uses Proper breathing techniques, appropriate sound finding
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Can Gürzap - Söz Söyleme ve Diksiyon (Remzi Kitabevi)Nüzhet Şenbay - Söz ve Diksiyon Sanatı (YKY)Suat Taşer - Konuşma Eğitimi (Papirüs)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
the importance of the individuals who speak in front of the public to convey their thoughts and feelings with the correct words in order to express themselves better.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction, aim and importance of the course
2.Basic elements of speech
3.Importance of diction art and sound
4.The importance of posture and diaphragmatic breathing
5.Introduction to phonetics
7.Breathing and articulation studies (1)
8.Breathing and articulation studies (2)
10.Differences between written language and spoken language
11.Word, group and sentence emphasis
12.Intonation exercises
13.Effective and convincing speech methods
14.Ways to express feelings and thoughts in the right way
15.Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures5210
Individual Study for Mid term Examination122
Individual Study for Final Examination122