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Public Speaking
Public Speaking
Public Speaking
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  • 1. Public speaking
    “According to most studies, peoples number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? That means that the average person, if you go to a funeral, your better off in the casket than doing the eulogy”
    Jerry Seinfeld
  • 2.
    Who makes good public speakers?
    Is it something that only some people posess, or can anyone do it?
    Public speaking is not a gift, it is a skill
    Some people may be better, but everyone can do it
    Public Speaking
  • 3. The key to public speaking? Easy...
    Be PASSIONATE about what you are talking about
    KNOW your work.
    Anything can be intresting if your passionate about it
    Public Speaking
  • 4. Know the needs of your audience and match your contents to their needs
    Know your material throughly
    Put what you want to say into logical sequence
    Do not waste your audiences time
    Know what your strong and weak points are
    How you are being percieved is very important
    Dress appropiately for the occasion
    Present the desired image to your audience
    Public speaking
  • 5. The following emosian :
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  • 6. Important acting skills
    Remain calm, and appear relaxed even if you feel nervous
    Speak slowly, enunciate clearly and show the appropriate emotion and feeling relating to your topic
    Speak to the person farthest away from you, thus ensures your voice is loud enough
    Vary the tone of your voice and dramatize if necessary
    I love the confidence that makeup gives me – Tyra Banks
    Public Speaking
  • 7. Talking and walking about with the appropriate hand gesture or facial expression
    Public speaking is not Public READING, know your material
    Master your presentation software or props
    Do not over dazzel contents
    Do not make the text unreadable
    Public Speaking
  • 8. Speak with conviction, persuade your audience
    Do not read from your notes, an occasional glance is fine, but only as a reminder
    Adjust and Adapt
    Maintain sincere eye contact
    The 3 second rule
    Public Speaking
  • 9. Tips on how to adjust and adapt
    Respond to your audience
    Watch their body language
    Humor is a brilljant way to reset their response
    Talking directly to someone or asking a question to someone
    Do not overdue this, stay with the work
    Public Speaking
  • 10. The art of Pausing
    Pausing is a very effective skill if used right
    If you have a serious point or something people might want to ask a question about, use pausing
    Pausing is NOT waiting
    Do not wait for something to happen, make people reflect
    Facial expression, hand gestures
    Public Speaking
  • 11. Handouts and Visual aids
    Know when is the key
    If it is something they can read – LATER
    If it is something they need – WHEN THEY NEED IT
    Plan well when to use them
    Do not hand out unneccesary papers and visual tools it will brake their attention
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  • 12. Body language
    The use of your body should emphasize your emotion
    Do not over emphasize, it should only be a tool not the show
    The key tools is your hands, face and shoulders
    Public Speaking
  • 13. Need further help
    072 753 5579
    Maties Debate Society
    Public Speaking