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Page 1: 12 Tips For Public Speaking. #1 Visualize yourself giving your speech As you prepare, imagine yourself speaking out loud As you prepare, imagine yourself.

12 Tips For Public Speaking12 Tips For Public Speaking

Page 2: 12 Tips For Public Speaking. #1 Visualize yourself giving your speech As you prepare, imagine yourself speaking out loud As you prepare, imagine yourself.

#1 Visualize yourself giving your #1 Visualize yourself giving your speechspeech

As you prepare, imagine As you prepare, imagine yourself speaking out loudyourself speaking out loud

Picture yourself in the room Picture yourself in the room where you will speakwhere you will speak

Think of yourself as confidentThink of yourself as confident

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#2 Realize that your audience is on #2 Realize that your audience is on your sideyour side

The audience wants you to be interesting, The audience wants you to be interesting, informative, and entertaininginformative, and entertaining

The audience begins your presentation The audience begins your presentation expecting you to do wellexpecting you to do well

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#3 Don’t apologize#3 Don’t apologize

If you are nervous don’t let on If you are nervous don’t let on that you feel that way, the that you feel that way, the audience may never knowaudience may never know

If something goes wrong, play it If something goes wrong, play it off like that was what was off like that was what was supposed to happensupposed to happen

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#4 Concentrate on the message—#4 Concentrate on the message—not on your project not on your project

Focus on your audienceFocus on your audience When youWhen you make eye contact make eye contact with people in the with people in the

audience and focus your attention on them, they audience and focus your attention on them, they will receive your information more readilywill receive your information more readily

Project Project a loud voice a loud voice to the audienceto the audience Know what you are going to talk about:Know what you are going to talk about:

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#5 Gain experience#5 Gain experience

Your speech should represent you as an Your speech should represent you as an authority on the subjectauthority on the subject Know your informationKnow your information

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#6 Know your material#6 Know your material Instead of reading your Instead of reading your

material from a paper or material from a paper or power point slides, know power point slides, know what you need to saywhat you need to say-Title & author-Title & author

- project choice- project choice

- part of the story it tells about- part of the story it tells about

- why you chose this project- why you chose this project

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#7 Practice. Practice. Practice#7 Practice. Practice. Practice Rehearse out loud with all of the Rehearse out loud with all of the

equipment you will be using to equipment you will be using to make sure you are comfortable make sure you are comfortable and that it worksand that it works

Give your speech to your family Give your speech to your family and friendsand friends

Practice out loud in front of a Practice out loud in front of a mirrormirror

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#8 Know the audience#8 Know the audience

Think about who will be listening to your Think about who will be listening to your speechspeech Know what might be important to themKnow what might be important to them Anticipate any questions they might haveAnticipate any questions they might have

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#9 Know the room#9 Know the room

Before you give your Before you give your speech, make sure you speech, make sure you have familiarized yourself have familiarized yourself with your surroundingswith your surroundings How will you show your How will you show your

project?project? Where will you stand?Where will you stand?

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#10 Relax#10 Relax

Transform nervous energy into Transform nervous energy into enthusiasmenthusiasm

Smile and count to three before Smile and count to three before saying anythingsaying anything

Take a deep breath if you get Take a deep breath if you get nervousnervous

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#11 Organize your presentation#11 Organize your presentation

Make sure to have a Make sure to have a beginningbeginning, , middlemiddle, and , and endend Start with a quick introduction and/or overviewStart with a quick introduction and/or overview

Explain the book’s title, author and genreExplain the book’s title, author and genre

The middle of your speech should be like the body of The middle of your speech should be like the body of an essayan essay

A quick explanation of the bookA quick explanation of the book The project you chose and what it shows about the bookThe project you chose and what it shows about the book Why you chose this project typeWhy you chose this project type

At the end of your speech, wrap things upAt the end of your speech, wrap things up What did you enjoy about this project, or learn from doing What did you enjoy about this project, or learn from doing

this project?this project?

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#12 Don’t be your own distraction#12 Don’t be your own distraction

Make sure there is nothing about Make sure there is nothing about your appearance, mannerisms, your appearance, mannerisms, presentation that distracts the presentation that distracts the audienceaudience Are you attired appropriately?Are you attired appropriately? Chewing gum?Chewing gum? Repeating “ummm” over and over?Repeating “ummm” over and over?


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