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Umm-- : a complete guide to public speaking

Author: James O'Loghlin
Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, Australia : Allen & Unwin, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James O'Loghlin shares his friendly and practical tips on how to master public speaking.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James O'Loghlin
ISBN: 9781741149548 1741149541
OCLC Number: 122967869
Description: xiii, 170 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Before you begin --
Entertainment --
Why are you speaking? --
13 questions to ask --
Inside information --
2. Writing your speech --
Research --
Structure --
Telling a story --
It's all about them --
Make it matter --
Talking about yourself --
Involving the audience : asking questions --
Creating tension --
Humour --
The theme --
Motivating and inspiring --
Emotion --
Talking like you talk --
Slides --
Jargon --
Verbal tics --
The end --
3. Before you speak --
The set-up --
Nervousness, and how to control it --
Just before you go on --
Being introduced --
Notes --
4. Talking --
How do I start? --
Ice-breakers --
Presentation --
Using your voice --
Feeling the words --
Silences.
Responsibility: James O'Loghlin.
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Public speakers are not born; they are made through practice and hard work. This volume provides advice on making speeches at any kind of gathering, from school and college presentations, through  Read more...

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