Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Day 12

Class Today:

  • Review Reductions
    • Practice Reductions in groups. 
  • Continue EPI
    • I will put you with a partner and give you an EPI practice template. You have different EPI templates. 
    • Half of you will get D
    • Half of you will get B
    • Record the entire interview on your phone or other recording device. 
  • ML 2 
  • Do EPI Reflection and turn it in by next Thursday. 
  • Prepare for your mini-lecture on Tuesday or Thursday next week. 

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Day 11- Linking, reductions,

Class Today:
Next Class: Continue EPI discussion, review reductions and linking, prepare for ML 2

Homework: Bring some way to record yourself for the next class. Cell phones are ok!

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Day 10- Linking continued, Introduce ML 1

Class Today:
Next Class: Linking Game, Reductions, EPI

Read the Using Analogies Handout and then write a potential analogy. Save your response in your box folder as netidAnalogy.doc This assignment is due next Tuesday by midnight.

Friday, September 18, 2015

Day 9- Rhythm Continued

Class Today:

Next Class: Review rhythm and linking, Introduction to EPI

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Day 8- Rhythm

Class Today:
  • Part 6 of Rhythm Handout 
  • Speech Accent Archive Activity
  • p. 53 of Communicate
  • Definition Handout (if time) 
Next Class: Continue Rhythm and start Linking


Saturday, September 12, 2015

Day 7- Fillers and Rhythm

Class Today:

  • Introduce Unit 2: Defining a Term
  • Fillers
    • Give me some examples of fillers
    • Take turns talking about one of the topics on p. 151 for two minutes. Do not stop talking. Other group members should count the number of fillers. 
    • General idea: A few fillers are ok, but be aware of using too many.
  • Rhythm
Next Class: Continue with rhythm


  • Read Communicate p. 53-54.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Day 4- Preparation for Syllabus Presentation

Class Today:
1. Syllabus language, Communicate p. 16-17
2. Observe another student's presentation and give feedback.
3. Practice and prepare for your presentation.
4. Consent Forms
5. Presentation Logistics
1. Practice your presentation at least three times.
2. Record an audio recording of yourself following the homework guidelines on our course website. This audio recording is due Thursday, September 10th.

Next Class: Mini-lecture presentations.