ABOUT THE PERFORMING ENGLISH CERTIFICATE COURSE
This certificate program, offered through the University of Southern California’s
School of Dramatic Arts, introduces students to performance and public
speaking in English. Students explore English performance during four 4-week
modules, which cover a range of performance topics.
features four 4-week modules (16 live classes total):
SPEAKING THE TEXT: Explore how to communicate thoughts, emotions and
intentions clearly, by examining dialogue from plays and films.
PUBLIC SPEAKING: Learn the art of presenting and expressing yourself in
public, engaging your audience, and developing and delivering persuasive
DEVELOPING YOUR SPEAKING VOICE: Discover techniques and exercises to
enhance your articulation, intonation, your confidence and range as a speaker.
IMPROVISATION: Learn to think on your feet in public speaking situations, be
comfortable in the moment, and develop your ability to collaborate as a
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