Presentation Skills for English Language Learners | Program

Presentation Skills for English Language Learners

Midwestern Career College’s Presentation Skills for English Language Learners program helps students develop the skills and confidence to communicate their ideas in English. Students will learn how to prepare and deliver engaging public speeches in front of an audience. All phases of the public speaking process will be addressed. Students will learn how to choose topics, organize their ideas, and deliver compelling speeches in English. 

Campus:Study format:Start date:Price:
Chicago MainTBA9/12/2022$1,500/term
Program Length: 11 weeks/term


This program is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

Presentation Skills for English Language Learners Program Objectives 

After successfully completing Presentation Skills for English Language Learners program, students should be able to: 

  • Analyze audiences and tailor presentations to their interests and needs. 
  • Create clear purpose and central idea statements.  
  • Develop central ideas with different types of supporting details (e.g. statistics, reasons, examples, analogies, and testimonies). 
  • Write logically organized presentation outlines that include all presentation parts. 
  • Use attention-getting devices in introductions and summaries of main points in conclusions.  
  • Apply guidelines to find trustworthy information sources and document them correctly.  
  • Apply target organizational patterns to organize presentations logically.  
  • Use nonverbal communication (e.g. eye contact, posture, gesture, expressiveness of voice) to support verbal messages. 
  • Create visual aids that support verbal messages, and document visual aids correctly. 
  • Use feedback to find and correct grammar, pronunciation, intonation, and wording errors in English. 
  • Demonstrate ability to fulfill a role or roles in group discussions and presentations. 
  • Create and deliver speeches that inform and speeches that persuade. 
  • Take notes and use them to answer comprehension questions. 

Admissions Contact Info


100 South Wacker Drive, LL 1-50
Chicago, IL 60606

312-236-9000 ext. 2


Business Hours:

Mon – Thu 9:00A.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Fri 9:00A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

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