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Clear Speech and Communication (THTR10019)

Undergraduate level 1Points: 12.5On Campus (Southbank)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 1
Subject codeTHTR10019
Availability(Quotas apply)
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject is designed for students where English is a second language and develops fluency in spoken Australian English. Intensive study includes the application of the International Phonetic Alphabet to improve and develop the articulation of specific speech sounds for Australian English. Students will learn how to use the voice effectively and develop skills in intonation, stress, and rhythm.

Intended learning outcomes

At the completion of this subject students will be able to demonstrate:
• Clearer speech and articulation
• Increased fluency in spoken Australian English
• Increased spoken vocabulary
• Understanding of grammatical syntax in conversation, group discussion, and presentation settings
• Listening skills
• Ability to accurately distinguish speech sounds in Australian English
• Increased understanding of phonetics and intonation patterns in connected speech

Generic skills

On completion of this subject students should have:
• Self confidence in spoken Australian English
• Refined listening skills
• Ability to participate in collaborative learning
• Engagement of curiosity in learning
• Analytical and problem solving skills

Last updated: 24 July 2019