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Co-Curricular Activities

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Co-Curricular Activities


  • Presentations are a great way to have students practice vocabulary, grammar, discourse and skills of speaking, reading, writing and listening. They learn better communication, are able to structure and express their ideas clearly. It gives them the chance to test and develop their understanding of the topic in the question answer round. It teaches the art of persuasion.
  • Presentations can also form a part of task based learning. By focusing on language and skill, presentation is a practical way to revise and extend book, pair and group work. The students set questions to be answered by the presenter at the end of the presentation, is a way of getting students to listen to each other.
  • It helps in the revision of key language areas. The example, quoted in the presentation is either taken from the textbook or by the faculty member.
  • Students also learn to give a transcript or outline of the presentation.
  • Students identify key stages of the presentation i.e. addressing the audience, introduction, main points in order of importance, conclusion.
  • It facilitates to write down key points and make them learn to decide who is going to say what and how. 
  • Students prepare visuals to make presentation effective.
  • Students deliver the presentations in front of the class and getting ready for the presentation is a practice task in itself. 
  • Faculty Member gives real feedback in the end, a scope for improvement.   
  • Presentations helps to inform and raise awareness of an important issue.
  • Students learn the professional aspects like body language, eye contact, directing voice to all parts of the class room, using pitch and tone to keep attention and so on are all part of engaging an audience.

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