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    • 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
      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
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    • 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
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    • 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
    • The following emosian :
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    • 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
    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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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    • 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
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    • Need further help
      072 753 5579
      Maties Debate Society
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