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Writing and Preparing an Effective Speech


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number


Overview/Description
Not everybody is a natural public speaker. Some people are more eloquent and outgoing than others, but that doesn't automatically mean they can deliver an effective speech. In fact, public speaking requires significant planning and preparation. It's a learnable skill. This course teaches you how to prepare for public speaking, including determining your objective and audience profile, choosing your topic, and defining the theme of your speech. It also describes best practices to follow when planning, researching, and writing your speech.

Target Audience
Any individual who wants to develop or refine public speaking skills.

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.4

Lesson Objectives

Writing and Preparing an Effective Speech

  • recognize ways of using aim and audience to select a speech topic
  • identify how to use theme and encapsulation to select a speech topic
  • recognize good practices to use when researching a speech
  • recognize methods to use when preparing to give a speech
  • sequence the steps for writing a speech
  • identify ways of practicing a speech
  • Course Number:
    apd_06_a01_bs_enus