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English - Speech and Public Speaking: Home

Collections of speeches as well as material to assist in the preparation of a speech


Image: Banner for speech guide

Course Description: 

This course presents the basic techniques of effective public speaking and listening for students in degree or diploma programs. Students improve their oral communication skills through analysis of purposive listening, preparing and presenting informative and persuasive speeches and using the group process to discuss issues and solve problems. It emphasizes audience analysis, audio-visual techniques, speaker evaluation and group work.

Speaking Up Without Freaking Out

TEDx Talks. “Speaking Up Without Freaking Out | Matt Abrahams | TEDxPaloAlto.” YouTube, 7 June 2018,

Image: Links to Youtube video on anxiety over public speaking