Graduate English lessons

Job #7160

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Job # 7160 Graduate English lessons

Posted Date
Apr 17, 2008 @ 16:37
Respond By
Apr 23, 2008
Word Count
10000
Language
English
Gender
Both
Age Range
-
Category
Educational

Job Description

Hi.

I need a series of 10-20 short educational English lessons narrated in sync with slideshows.

They are targeted at graduate students so we are seeking a charismatic and didactic instructor's voice.

Budget is not yet determined, please advise.

Thanks!

Please find the slide show attached which the voiceover will be used to sync with.

SCRIPT



Critical Reasoning: Argument Structure – Overview

A Critical Reasoning argument, for example, “John is a doctor. Therefore, he is highly intelligent”, usually consists of two parts: a premise – in this case, “John is a doctor”, and a conclusion – in this case, “He is highly intelligent”.
A premise is factual data, a given, something we should always accept as true. A conclusion is a statement based on the premise.

Note that not all arguments consist of both a premise and a conclusion - some arguments consist of premises only.

A conclusion can be logical or flawed. For example, the conclusion that John is highly intelligent because of the fact that he is a doctor is logical – it makes sense. On the other hand, if, on the basis of the premise that john is a doctor I conclude that he can cure any disease, my conclusion is flawed.

The premise and the conclusion do not have a fixed order. An argument can begin with a premise just as it can with a conclusion. For instance, in this example, the argument begins with the premise “John is a doctor” and ends with the conclusion “he is highly intelligent”. But in this example, the argument begins with the conclusion “John is highly intelligent” and continues with the premise “John is a doctor”.

This means that we cannot assume that the first part of the argument is always the premise or the conclusion. We should give the matter some thought.

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