In this course, you will :
- Delves into the various aspects that make someone good at speaking in front of an audience to explain what it takes to be an effective public speaker.
- walks you through various breathing techniques, practical exercises for improving voice control and diction, and ways to demonstrate positive body language.
- Learn how to manipulate people's emotions, as well as when and how not to use facts.
- Learn about the six qualities that help ideas stick in the minds of your listeners, create a goal for your talk, and discover how to tailor its content to your audience. Then learn how to structure it so that your speech is persuasive.
- Show you how to add storytelling and narrative techniques to your presentation to truly engage your audience. Create the slides that will serve as a visual aid to what you're saying, then learn how to memorise and rehearse your speech.
- The course concludes with tips on how to manage your nerves using grounding and anchoring techniques. Dasha walks you through a practise run of your presentation, including how to prepare for appearing on camera and breathing exercises to do before recording.
1. Getting to Know Your Tools
- What Makes a Great Public Speaker
- Understanding How the Voice Works
- Breathing Techniques to Help With Projection
- Diction—Warm Up Exercises for the Face and Tongue Twisters
- Body and Taking up Space
2. Finding the Right Words
- What Makes an Effective and Persuasive Talk?
- Nailing the Objective of Your Presentation
- Mapping Out and Tailoring Your Content to Your Audience
- Putting Structure around It —Monroe’s Motivated Sequence
3. Adding the Bells and Whistles
- Storytelling Techniques
- Rehearsal and Techniques for Memorising Your Content
4. Five Minutes Before
- Final Tips
- Managing Your Nerves—Techniques for Grounding