Topics: Grammar, Grammatical polarity Pages: 5 (809 words) Published: May 1, 2013
Coursework - Business English 1
1.0 2.0 3.0 4.0 5.0 Presentation Drama – 15% Written Assignment – 10% Midterm Test – 20% Quiz – 10% Participation – 5%


– 60%

Oral Presentation (Drama) - 15%

In groups of 4, you are to come up with a drama presentation on an environmental issue. The length of the drama is 15 minutes. In addition to that, the message of the drama should be presented clearly. Once a topic is chosen, refer to your lecturer on the topic’s suitability. NO racist elements (sensitive issues

eg: condemning other races or religions) in the drama.
Requirements:   Keep track of the assigned time. You should remember your lines/script during the presentation. (NO reading of script is allowed)   Props and costumes. Dress appropriately when presenting.

Examples of environmental issues include:      ‘Nuclear power in my back yard!’

The Endangered and Threatened Species
Setting Priorities for Land Conservation Global Environmental Change Environmental effects of warfare

Oral Presentation (Drama) Marking Rubric Student’s Name 1: ________________________________________ Student’s Name 2: ________________________________________ Student’s Name 3: ________________________________________ Student’s Name 4: ________________________________________ Section: ______ _______








Voice is unclear or nearly inaudible Did not put expression into his/her lines Rarely interprets ideas physically Little evidence of manipulation of sound, objects, and space to communicate a mood, feeling, idea or setting

Voice is somewhat clear and mostly audible Puts some expression into his/her lines Somewhat interprets ideas physically Limited manipulation of sound, objects, and space to communicate a mood, feeling, idea, or setting Performance is spotty, audience is polite

Voice is clear and audible

Voice is clearly audible and plays to the room

Expression Action

Puts expression into Puts expression into his/her lines most of his/her lines Interprets ideas physically Manipulates sound, objects, and space to communicate a mood, feeling, idea, or setting Clearly and unmistakably interprets ideas physically Manipulates sound, objects, space, and light and uses metaphor to communicate a mood, feeling, idea, or setting


Overall Effect

Performance drags, audience is bored and /or confused

Performance flows, audience is interested

Performance sparkles, audience is engaged

Points will be deducted from your final score if your drama presentation exceeds the assigned time. Calculation of marks: _(student’s mark) ___ X 15% = ____________ (Total points) 20

Written Assignment - 15%

You are required to watch a movie from the suggested list below. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Last Holiday Unstoppable Life of Pi Life as it Knows Johnny English Step Up Night at the Museum Star Wars The Longest Yard The Fighter Real Steel Harry Potter (any series) Sherlock Holmes Hensel & Gratel The Vampire Hunter Snow White and the Huntsman G.I. Joe Pearl Harbour Pitch Perfect Ice Age

You are then required to write a paragraph about your favorite character in the movie you have chosen. You may talk about the characteristic of your favorite character, why his/her personality fascinates you and finally, a concluding paragraph to conclude your paragraph. Bear in mind that a paragraph contains only one main idea. The basic structure of a good paragraph is as follows:1. Topic sentence – main idea of a paragraph 2. Supporting Details – relevant elaborations, explanations or examples to support your main idea 3. Concluding Sentence – show that your supporting details prove your point

Written Assignment Marking Rubric Student’s Name: ________________________________________ Section: ______ 2 1


ELEMENTS Main Idea / Topic Sentence Supporting Details



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