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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1What Is Public Speaking and Why Do I Need to Do It?
Course SummaryLearn how to organize and write a compelling speech with the material offered in this helpful course. These short video lessons cover several types of speeches, as well as speech organization and delivery, and will give you the confidence you need to write your own speeches.
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Learn what constitutes an effective speech and the techniques for delivering one through our How to Write a Speech course. These video lessons, averaging about five minutes in length, cover the purposes of public speaking, how to connect with the audience and ways to organize a speech. The quizzes that follow each lesson let you assess your knowledge.
|Effective Public Speaking||Learn about the process of public speaking, persuasive techniques and how to lessen anxiety when making a speech.|
|Speech Types & Purpose||Get information on types of speeches and their purposes.|
|Speaking to Your Audience||Find out about how to focus the speech on a specific audience, ways to adapt to audience response and how to handle a question and answer session after the speech.|
|Speech Research & Support||Explore ways to research a speech, assess the validity of your sources and understand when to cite sources.|
|Speech Organization||See how to choose a topic, compose an introduction, develop ideas and write a conclusion.|
|Preparing & Writing a Speech||Learn to create an outline for a speech, win over an audience to your viewpoint and prepare for a speech with strict time limits.|
|Importance of Visual Aids in Public Speaking||Find out how to use visual aids in public speaking and create an effective PowerPoint presentation.|
|Effective Speech Delivery||Take a look at types of speech delivery, articulation and diction. Learn about the importance of rehearsal.|
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