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Speeches and speech-making

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This free course, Speeches and speech-making, explores an aspect of language use where 'voices' and 'texts' converge: the art of speech-making.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of some fundamental aspects of rhetoric
  • demonstrate skills of textual analysis
  • appreciate the importance of audience in relation to speech-making.

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