Public Speaking

PUBLIC SPEAKING

ARTICLE WITH PUBLIC SPEAKING TIPS

Read this article for more information on tips to overcoming public speaking fears and succeeding in future presentations. A few key points are:

  1. Knowing your audience and the purpose of your speech
  2. Practicing a lot
  3. Learning from professionals (ex. watching Ted Talks)
  4. Encouraging yourself by thinking positively

VIDEO FOR IMPROVING YOUR PUBLIC SPEAKING

Watch the video by clicking the play button on the right or clicking the button below to learn more about steps you can take to become a better public speaker! You’ll learn about how to engage your audience, how to practice efficiently and cope with nerves, as well as many more tips you can use.

APP FOR PRACTICING YOUR SPEECHES/PRESENTATIONS

The Ummo app acts like a personalized speech coach by tracking your “Umm”s and “Uhh”s, as well as your pace, word power, and clarity. You can tell Ummo which words and phrases you want to track for repetition, as well as measure pace and clarity of your speech.

ORGANIZATION THAT HOSTS PUBLIC SPEAKING WORKSHOPS

Kids Speak Canada is a non-profit organization that works towards helping youth develop public speaking skills. Through a series of free workshops, including games, discussions, and interactive learning, you can learn skills that will assist you in everyday life. Follow their Instagram account and check their website for information about workshops you can attend!