If you are still not confident with your English communication skills – to get ready for a job interview or successfully do a presentation – the Department of Computer Science in University of the Philippines Diliman introduces an application that could help you enhance your communication abilities – the Tocky Talk App.
What is the Tocky Talk App?
Tock Talk is the newly developed English learning application by the Department of Computer Science in University of the Philippines Diliman and supported by the Department of Science and Technology under Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD). It serves a learning tool that can help users to communicate better in English. This has been featured in this year’s National Science and Technology Week celebration.
For a more comprehensive educational experience, Tocky Talk App works with a modular listening material which consists of three modules: Interview, Presentation, and Comprehension.
- Interview Module
Tocky Talk’s Interview Module is a comprehensive course of guide videos of the most common job interview questions and answers – as well the things to be done to better prepare you and boost your confidence. It also features basic hacks to successfully pass the interview like giving a good impression, writing resume, dressing for the job, and even sample interview questions that will most likely be asked to you. Best of all, you can also maximize the app’s studio and video recording features for a mock job interview!
- Presentation Module
The Presentation Module comprises video guides that will help you hone your presentation skills and teach you how to engage your audience. It also contains audio and video recording features for a mock presentation as well as slide examples for reference.
- Comprehension Module
One of the pre-requisite for the 21st century learning is not only the ability to read and write, but most especially to understand and comprehend the information being presented. Tocky Talk’s Comprehensive Module provides various reading comprehension and active listening techniques, including how-to videos, reading, and listening activities for you to express clearly your ideas and better use the English language as a mode of communication.
We might be bounded in our homes these days because of the pandemic, but this does not mean that we should stop learning. Download Tocky Talk now, continue learning, and become fluent with the use of the English language!