Transcript The Art of Public Speaking
Why teach speaking?
Speaking and Listening: Flexible communication and collaboration
Including but not limited to skills necessary for formal presentations , the Speaking and Listening standards require students to develop a range of broadly useful oral communication and interpersonal skills . Students must learn to work together, express and listen carefully to ideas, integrate information from oral, visual, quantitative, and media sources, evaluate what they hear, use media and visual displays strategically to help achieve communicative purposes, and adapt speech to context and task.
5. Initiative 4. Analytical Skills 3. Teamwork Skills 2. Strong Work Ethic
1. Verbal Communication
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t speak well.
Blame technology : they text, tweet, Facebook Blame us : we don ’ t specifically teach speaking
It is up to you to teach students how to speak well.
Assigning ≠ Teaching
Necessary Sufficient Doable Understandable
Two distinct parts
• Building a
• Performing a
Audience Content Organization Visual aids Appearance
Important information Interesting information Connectors Clarifiers No verbal viruses
Basic speech plan Grabber opening Signposts Powerful closing
Relevant Accessible Important Designed, not decorated
Convey the appropriate image
Calm & confident No shuffling, rocking, fidgeting Nervous smile That one thing you do
Every word heard
Feeling Emotion Passion
Fast & slow Pause
Tell us what your favorite activity is. Why is it your favorite?
t think you
Tropical forests cover just 7% of the world
s surface, but these forests contain year, more than half 40 million acres live there.
of the world forests are being destroyed. Each
s living species. A sad fact is that these --about the size of the state of Washington--disappear, along with the plants and animals that
They were huge--bigger than a car, even bigger than a house. Suddenly there were three more of them. My heart started beating so fast I thought it was going to burst. I looked around for a place to hide.
Life is too crazy. We are always busy. We rush to get up, wolf down breakfast, run to school, race to get kids to practice, hurry through meals, do our chores…we are always in a hurry. What if one day we just stopped? I mean stopped. Dead halt. Catch your breath. Relax. Take a break. It will improve your life.
Articulation Volume Projection Enunciation Word choice Eye contact Body movement Presence Grammar
ReadWriteThink Nonverbal skills eye contact body language “ movements seem fluid… ” poise Verbal skills enthusiasm elocution Content subject knowledge organization mechanics “ no misspellings… ”
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