Whether it is an impromptu talk, answering questions or delivering presentations flawlessly, public speaking is not for the faint of heart. So if it is your desire to become better in this art, our public speaking course is for you.
This course is designed to give everything you need to develop the “gift of gab.” You’ll learn about public speaking as a skill and why self-confidence matters in this art. You’ll also know about the duties and responsibilities of a public speaker. Methods and techniques on winning the audience, delivering an effective speech and presenting yourself for public speaking are also covered in this course.
The primary objectives of the Public Speaking Course are to: (a) provide you the knowledge and tools to master speaking in public and overcome stage fright; (b) help you captivate, motivate, persuade and influence audience; (c) give you concise information on what constitutes an effective speech and how to deliver it effectively; and (d) help you present yourself credibly and convincingly when speaking or delivering a speech.
Conquer your fear of the stage by learning the basics of public speaking. Learn why public speaking is a precious life skill and discover practical ways to develop your confidence when facing the crowd. Learn how to effectively prepare for public speaking and create positive impression among your audience.
This unit will walk you through the duties and responsibilities of a public speaker with emphasis on the importance of being both concise and remarkable in delivering your speech. You’ll be trained in the rules and guidelines for giving an outstanding speech and get acquainted with the importance of clarity and citation of good sources in delivering a powerful and effective speech.
Win over your audience with powerful and effective public speaking tips and strategies provided in this chapter. Find out the sure-fire way to connect to your audience and to maintain an enthusiastic demeanor while on stage. Get familiar with techniques used to identify the needs of your audience and to fit your presentation according to audience types and needs.
Learn what constitute an effective speech and be trained in strategies necessary to effectively persuade your audience. Explore the role of the voice and the tone of the speaker, sentence structure, pauses, and the speaker’s identity in public speaking and learn the ways to prevent and get over awkward silence and to hold the attention of your audience throughout your speech.
Craft the perfect attention-grabbing introduction with insider knowledge and presentation guidelines. Learn the do’s and don’ts of speech openings and master essential principles that would help you convince your audience that you’re worthy of their time and trust.
Discover a better way to end your speech through strategic public speaking modules and presentation techniques. Learn to tailor your closing remarks according to accepted guidelines and rules and know how to develop a ‘grand finale’ that creates a lasting positive impression among your audience.
This exciting module has everything you need to help you become your best self in delivering your speech. It will help you become a confident and eloquent public speaker with quick and easy tips on lighting, fashion, posture, body language, and communication techniques. This concluding chapter also covers the strategic use of notes essential to present your ideas with clarity and style.