GIVING A TUTORIAL ACADEMIC ENGLISH II. TUTORIAL DEVELOPMENT You will learn how to: Plan a tutorial Prepare a tutorial Practice a tutorial Present a tutorial

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  • GIVING A TUTORIAL ACADEMIC ENGLISH II
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  • TUTORIAL DEVELOPMENT You will learn how to: Plan a tutorial Prepare a tutorial Practice a tutorial Present a tutorial Participate in the tutorial
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  • WHAT IS A TUTORIAL? A tutorial is a document, presentation, software, or other media designed for the purpose of instruction for any of a wide variety of tasks and is often designed to complement lectures.
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  • Goal of this Tutorial Learn the Four Ps of giving tutorials Plan Prepare Practice Present
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  • REMEMBER!! PLAN PREPAREPRACTICEPRESENT
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  • Plan the Tutorial Research the topic Become an expert Know your audience Make a list of key ideas Sequence them to tell a story PLAN
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  • The Plan You are the manager for Samson who has just recorded a music cd. How will you promote it? Generate 3 ideas Write an introductory sentence for what you will say
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  • Allocate Your Time Allow - 1 minute for your introduction Allow 2-3 minutes to give your supporting information Give - 1 minute to your conclusion/ summary Be prepared for possible questions PREPARE
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  • Prepare Your Notes Begin with a strong statement to gain attention Arrange your ideas so that they tell a story Make note cards from which to speak You may want to color code them so that you will be able to reference them quickly. Include only what youll talk about If you have audio visuals, you need to have them on your laptop Review your main points in the conclusion.
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  • Use Short Bullet Items It is not necessary to write everything youre going to say. In fact, its distracting because the audience will become bored if you read. Write enough to remind you of what you intend to say.
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  • PREPARE A GREAT PRESENTATION IS ONE WHICH Interests your audience and Gets them involved One week before the tutorial you should give a copy of the reading list to members of your group.
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  • PREPARE Two weeks before- Give the reading list to your lecturer. Supporting documentation, e.g., outlines, graphs, diagrams and/or tutorial papers should be prepared for group members in advance
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  • Each person in the group choose a different 1 of the 3 ideas you suggested earlier AND Write at least 5 things you might say about the idea PRE PAR E
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  • MAKE EYE CONTACT
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  • Practice the Talk Find friends to critique you. Videotape yourself. Time the talk! PRACTICE
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  • Practice discussing the development of your ideas within your group Ask questions of your group if you dont understand them Ask them how you could improve PRAC TICE
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  • Present the Tutorial: Beginning Dont be nervous! See the room in advance. Memorize the first sentence. Speak slowly. Make your main idea clear. Dont start with a joke. PRESENT
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  • Present the Tutorial: The Middle Keep your main points in mind. Use a little body language. Talk about everything you mentioned in your introduction. Dont read. Reference your audio visuals occasionally.
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  • I NEED ONE VOLUNTEER TO GIVE THE INTRODUCTORY SENTENCE AND IDEAS OF ALL THREE GROUP MEMBERS. PRESEN T
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  • Present the Tutorial: Taking Questions Do you want interruptions? Questions at the end? Make your plans clear. Ask for questions at critical junctures. I dont know is a reasonable answer. Defer long discussions. Thank obstructionists for interesting points to think about and continue.
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  • Present the Tutorial: Ending Review your main points End on time! Ask for questions. Dont thank the audience. PLAN PREPAREPRACTICEPRESENT
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  • SPECIAL REMINDERS Your tutorial presentation should last from 5-8 minutes Research your topic and know it well Do not exceed the allotted time. Be prepared for questions. Remember that you must submit your notes to the lecturer after you present
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  • ATTENTION!! PREPARATION PREVENTS PITIFULLLY POOR PERFORMANCE
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  • REMEMBER!! PLAN PREPAREPRACTICEPRESENT

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