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Impromptu speaking

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Impromptu speaking

  1. 1. IMPROMPTU SPEAKING BY: CLAIRE SHERRINGTON
  2. 2. WHAT ARE WE TALKING ABOUT TODAY .....  Five-step formula. 1. Listen 2. Pause 3. Confirm 4. Tell 5. End  Select a speaking strategy  What not to do  Impromptu speaking meets table topics 2 Impromptuspeaking
  3. 3. FIVE-STEP FORMULA: 1. LISTEN 3 Impromptuspeaking Don’t interject your own ideas before the other person has finished. Instead, focus on what is being said. Respect Reuse On-target response
  4. 4. FIVE-STEP FORMULA: 2. PAUSE 4 Impromptuspeaking  Refresh your thoughts  Time to formulate an answers  Add drama
  5. 5. FIVE-STEP FORMULA: 3.CONFIRM 5 Impromptuspeaking Repeating or confirming the question …….
  6. 6. FIVE-STEP FORMULA: 4.TELL 6 Impromptuspeaking  Be enthusiastic  Go with the flow  Trust your skills …
  7. 7. FIVE-STEP FORMULA: 5. END 7 Impromptuspeaking  Know when to stop.  Conclude with your main point, smile.
  8. 8. 3 SPEAKING STRATEGIES  Current events  Have opinions about those events  Be interested  You cant prepare for Impromptu speaking  GET A STRATEGY or two … 8 Impromptuspeaking
  9. 9. 3 SPEAKING STRATEGIES - EXPRESS AN OPINION 9 Impromptuspeaking  State an opinion, then justify it with a supporting statement.  Offer reasons, why you agree or disagree.
  10. 10. 3 SPEAKING STRATEGIES - BREAK UP THE TOPIC 10 Impromptuspeaking  Discuss the components of your topic  What are the impacts or parts?
  11. 11. 3 SPEAKING STRATEGIES - PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE 11 Impromptuspeaking  Use a timeline  Pick your one state of time
  12. 12. WHAT NOT TO DO IN IMPROMPTU SPEAKING 12 Impromptuspeaking  Don’t apologize  Don’t ramble  Don’t invent ….. Be confident, brief and sincere ……
  13. 13. LET’S RETURN TO THE PURPOSE OF TABLE TOPICS. 13 Impromptuspeaking  Think on your feet  Develop a short speech in moments  Deliver every message with energy
  14. 14. EIGHT WAYS TO USE TABLE TOPICS PRODUCTIVELY 14 Impromptuspeaking 1. No judgments 2. Fake it until you make it 3. Build your knowledge base 4. Use the topic as a basis for a mini-speech 5. Connect with the audience 6. Emphasize your physical presentation 7. Every topic is for you ! 8. Have fun
  15. 15. IN CONCLUSION 15  Five-step formula.  Select a speaking strategy  What no to do  Using our new skills in table topics Let’s practice ! Gestures:yourbodyspeaks

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