Power Point Presentation as an Assignment to Improve Language Fluency in a Tertiary Level Classroom of Engineers

Fahmeda Zarin Fahmeda Zarin
2019 International Journal of English and Literature  
English language speaking ability is a must for the tertiary level students in Bangladesh and it is one of the key competencies that they are going to need for a lifetime as after this level they are going to enter into the realm of employment. This paper aims to show a view of how to improve the speaking skills of English language in tertiary level taking repeated power point presentation as an assignment to improve their fluency in English language. It is experimental in nature that involves
more » ... 80 students who are the subject of this research. This research will provide a needs analysis sheet that was given to the students before starting the class to understand the needs of the students and after the end of the class as an assessment tool a survey was run and some of the students were selected for an interview so that the response will be cross checked to demonstrate to what extent power point presentation have benefited the students after practicing the above activity for a certain time. As the students' common reply in the needs analysis sheet was that they want to be a good communicator who have proper fluency while speaking to keep the communication on going, for that reason one activity which was power point presentation was chosen to make them benefited. The survey analysis data sheet and also the suggestion list from the students' part that illustrate the feelings of the students from which the idea whether the activity practiced by the students for a certain time was effective or not has been recognized. The result is good, not altogether flawless, but it can be used while planning any activity for other groups.
doi:10.24247/ijelapr20194 fatcat:tel6ikxjwrc35oneymxobh2kle