Public Speaking

Schedule: (return to the activity page)

Day Date Activity
1 Sep. 11
  • Welcome & Introductions/Mini Ice Breaker (“Let Me Introduce You”)
  • Opening remarks
  • Leader-Led Discussion
  • Exercise: ‘I Like Me Because”
2 Sep. 18
  • Welcome
  • What Makes A Good Public Speaker?
    • Knowledge
    • Self-Confidence
    • Enthusiasm
    • Preparation
    • Message
    • Listening Skills
  • 3 Main Kinds of Public Speaking
    • Informing
    • Persuading
    • Entertaining
  • Exercise: “Getting To Know You”
3 Sep. 25
  • Welcome
  • Mechanics Of Public Speaking
    • Dress For Success
    • Voice Quality
    • Clarity/Articulation
    • Posture
    • Eye Contact
  • Exercise: “Table Topics”
4 Oct. 2
  • Welcome
  • Preparing For Your Presentation/”How To Make Your Butterflies Fly In Formation”
    • Know The Room
    • Know The Audience
    • Know The Subject
    • Visualize Your Presentation
    • Create Your Presentation Outline
    • Practice, Practice, and Practice
  • Exercise: “Completing A Speech Outline”
  • Introduce “Organize Your Speech” Presentation (Set Up Schedules) 5 minute presentations
- Oct. 9 No session this week
5 Oct. 16
  • Welcome
  • Practice Presentation Day
  • “Organize Your Speech”
  • Number of Presentations will depend on number of participants
  • Preparation Talk For Official Presentation (“Be In Earnest”) 10 minute presentations
6 Oct. 23
  • Welcome
  • “Be In Earnest” Official Presentation Day
  • Number of Presentations will depend on number of participants
7 Oct. 30
  • Welcome
  • Graduation/Thank you Day
  • Finalization on “Lessons Learned”
  • Wrap Up!