public speaking

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What is Communication? :

What is Communication? Nonverbal Communication -body language -eye contact

Importance of Communication:

Importance of Communication Class Presentations Field Research Business Communications Public Speaking

Fear of Public Speaking:

Fear of Public Speaking Population No.1 fear=Public Speaking Fear No.2=Death Stage fright -In spotlight -unprepared -inexperienced

Effective Communication:

Effective Communication Preparation Practice Presence

Effective Communication:

Effective Communication Preparation research -non-research format -speak on what you know -Notes- outline main points -note cards vs. full sized paper

Sample Speech Outline:

Sample Speech Outline I. Introduction Thesis II. Body support arguments III. Conclusion review

Effective Communication:

Effective Communication Practice - practice makes perfect - revision - get time right

Effective Communication:

Effective Communication Presence -nervousness- fright is common -Body language -voice tone -gestures -eye contact -positive attitude

Things You Shouldn’t Do:

Things You Shouldn’t Do Read directly from notes Read directly from screen Turn back on audience Slouch, hands in pockets No um, ah, you know’s No nervous gestures Talk too fast, Talk too quietly

Things You Should Do:

Things You Should Do Eye contact Can glance at notes Appropriate gestures Rhetorical questions to involve audience

Ten Successful Tips Control the “Butterflies”:

Ten Successful Tips Control the “Butterflies” Know the room- become familiar with the place of presentation Know the audience- greet or chat with the audience before hand. It’s easier to speak to friends than to strangers Know your material-increased nervousness is due to un-preparedness

Control the “Butterflies”:

Control the “Butterflies” Relaxation- relax entire body by stretching and breathing so as to ease the tension Visualize giving your speech-Visualize yourself giving your speech from start to finish. By visualizing yourself successful, you will be successful

Control the “Butterflies”:

Control the “Butterflies” People want you to succeed-the audience is there to see you succeed not to fail Don’t apologize-by mentioning your nervousness or apologizing, you’ll only be calling the audience’s attention to mistakes

Control the “Butterflies”:

Control the “Butterflies” Concentrate on your message-not the medium. Focus on the message you are trying to convey and not on your anxieties Turn nervousness into positive energy-nervousness increases adrenaline, transform it into vitality and enthusiasm

Control the “Butterflies”:

Control the “Butterflies” Gain experience-experience builds confidence, which is key to effective public speaking

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