RUSSIAN STATE UNIVERSITY FOR THE HUMANITIES
RUSSIAN STATE UNIVERSITY FOR THE HUMANITIES
The art of speechmaking

The art of speechmaking

The course analyzes certain theoretical aspects of public rhetoric, not presenting theory for its own sake but making it a method of obtaining practical skills in public speaking.

Within the course, students analyze sample speeches delivered by the outstanding politicians in the XIX-XX centuries in order to

  • to assess the potential audience (in order to choose the topic of speech);
  • to construct an outline of speech;
  • to define its aim;
  • to construct thesis, arguments, and conclusion
  • to use verbal and nonverbal methods of speaking in order to attract the audience’s attention.

Contacts: Antonova Irina Borisovna


Language:  English
Status:  Obligatory
Credits:  2 CP
Year, term:  3 year, 5 turn
Faculty/department:  Faculty of International Relations, Political Science and Foreign Area Studies
Link to program:  International organizations and international cooperation