Charles Fathy Abdi

Mills Faculty



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FREN3301S - Oral Expression &Pronunciation      


Through the study of a play, travel diaries, performing excerpts, press reviews and debates, students will work on putting the language into motion and emotion and on getting confortable in different public speaking situations...

The course will be articulated in a dynamic, participative and creative way around three axes:
1)Press reviews in a mini-studio environment, followed by a multi-media presentation on one specific subject.
2) Dramaturgic study of texts: reading, discussion, analyze;
3) Acting exercises to improve the articulation, pronunciation, listening, and public speaking.

Required books: Pour un oui ou pour un non de Nathalie Sarraute (France), ed. Folio Théâtre; Les Cahiers dogon d’Antonin Potoski (France), ed. P.O.L
Exercices de conversation et de diction françaises pour étudiants américains d’Eugène Ionesco (France), ed. Mermaid Turbulence

Summer 2013, Mills 7 Week Session

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