This 3-day workshop is designed for students who desire to improve their communication skills but do not wish to enter competition. Each 4-hour day will cover particular aspects of public speaking and highlight different types of speeches. Specific practicum, drills, and exercises will accompany each session.
Day 1 – Spontaneous Speaking
Students learn how to be comfortable in front of others “on their feet.”
- Conversation & Introductions
- “Elevator Speech”
Day 2 – Platform Speaking
Students use their own words to inform, inspire and persuade.
- Standard Speech Outline
- Motivational Speaking
- Persuasive Speaking
Day 3 – Interpretive Speaking
Students bring to life someone else’s words.
- Nonverbal Communication
- Joke telling
Time: Each 4-hour session includes a break for snack