Writing Captivating Content for Speeches and Presentations
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Writing Captivating Content for Speeches and Presentations

A step by step process on how to write an authentic, engaging and dynamic speech.
4.3 (25 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
119 students enrolled
Created by Ellis Kerkhoven
Last updated 5/2019
English
English
Current price: $90.99 Original price: $129.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 6 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Choosing the speech format that works best for you.
  • How to structure a speech.
  • Hot to ensure your speech stays 'on message'.
  • How to serve your audience whilst getting what you want.
  • How to turn passive listeners into active listeners by using Impact Points.
  • How to open and close your speech.
  • Editorial tips to make your speech dynamic and engaging.
  • Bonus section - Delivery Tips and Dealing with Performance Nerves
Requirements
  • A can-do attitude!
  • A willingness to put in some homework time.
  • A desire to improve and succeed.
  • Ideally have your speaking topic chosen already.
Description

‘Confident public speaking comes from trusting your content.’


There’s a real art to writing an authentic speech that’s going to engage, entertain and impress your audience - whilst most importantly, serving you, the speaker. This course is designed to help you create a speech that does just that.

What’s more, this valuable preparation will help give you the confidence you need to deliver your speech with ease and authenticity.

Here’s how we’ll work:


We’ll build your speech in a simple three draft structure. Lecture by lecture, I’ll help you work through three, easy, task-driven steps:


STEP 1:

CREATING ESSENTIAL CORE CONTENT

By answering some groundwork questions you’ll write Draft 1 whilst learning

  • How to serve your audience whilst getting what you want.


  • How to ensure your speech stays 'on message’.


  • How to ensure maximum impact


STEP 2:

USING ADD-ONS AND IMPACT POINTS TO ENGAGE YOUR AUDIENCE

Here’s where you get to have fun and be creative, adding that extra layer whilst learning:

  • How to turn passive listeners into active listeners.


  • How to be funny and engaging


  • The power of storytelling


  • How to use your audience to your advantage


  • How to open and close your speech.

Plus many other useful tips.


And finally

STEP 3:

EDITING

Here’s where you finish your speech by applying simple editing and linguistic techniques, shaping and making your speech as dynamic and impactful as possible.

And that’s it! Just three simple steps to get you feeling prepared, stress free and confident with your material.


Whats more, at the end you also get a FREE BONUS SECTION:

Delivery Tips and Dealing with Performance Nerves’

to help guide you towards the next step of your public speaking journey.


Start your simple, 3 Step journey to writing a captivating speech today!

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone looking to improve their speech writing ability.
  • People called upon to recruit, persuade, challenge, reprimand, encourage, pacify and inspire.
  • Students with presentations to give.
  • Speakers delivering to staff, colleagues or the general public.
  • Businessmen/Businesswomen speaking about process, protocol, vision, updates or forthcoming changes.
  • CEO's and presentation givers.
  • Teachers giving speeches to parents, students, at social and public events.
  • Medical professionals delivering lectures.
  • Event speakers.
Course content
Expand all 36 lectures 53:20
+ Groundwork Questions
7 lectures 11:03
About this section
01:52

This lecture ensures the content of your speech serves YOU best.

Your Objective & Task
01:47
Your Message & Task
01:57
About Them & Task
01:46
About You & Task
02:04
Check-In
01:33
TASK: Draft 1
00:04
+ Add-Ons
17 lectures 21:30
Intro
01:47
SECTION 1
00:00
Facts
00:45
Questions
01:49
Examples
01:18
Storytelling
03:29
Quotes
00:57
Humour
01:40
Statements of passion
00:48
SECTION 2
00:00
Audience extras
03:09
SECTION 3
00:02
Opening your speech
01:48
Q&A
01:07
Closing your speech
01:15
Check-In
01:32
Draft 2
00:02
+ Editing
8 lectures 06:47
Intro
00:25
Info-dumping
00:44
Definite language
01:16
Magic three
00:29
Assumptive statements
00:49
Use of pronouns
02:11
Main aim
00:50
Draft 3
00:03
+ Final Check-In
1 lecture 00:45

Here's a final check-in, plus your Bonus Material PDF: Delivery Tips & Dealing With Nerves.

Final check-in & BONUS LECTURE
00:45