Empower Your Speaking Skills: Visualize Your Success
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Empower Your Speaking Skills: Visualize Your Success

Develop powerful presentations in no time.
4.3 (4 ratings)
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Last updated 1/2016
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 12 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Overcome the fear and anxiety of Public Speaking.
Write an effective and clear speech outline.
Deliver powerful presentations in no time.
Develop a natural and dynamic voice to impact audiences.
Learn effective key phrases to craft a powerful and professional presentation.
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Requirements
  • No previous experience required.
  • Willingness to work hard and put into action what you will learn.
Description

This course is for those who need to increase their market value by learning a powerful skill Like Public Speaking.

It's for those who need to communicate and talk to people and get their ideas across clearly and effectively.

This course, is particularly useful for absolute beginners and for those whose first language is not English.

In this course, we'll look at ways to get rid of your fear and anxiety of public speaking.

We'll also look at the qualities and tools, that you need to deliver a powerful presentation.

At the end of the course, you will be able to prepare, organize and deliver your speech in a clear and effective manner.

I have included several lists of useful phrases to be used in the different parts of a speech. In addition you will also find grammar structures especially useful for non native English speakers when presenting a speech.

There are :

  • 30 lectures
  • over 1 hour of video content
  • 29 pages of useful resources for Non Native English Speakers.
Who is the target audience?
  • Entrepreneurs, business people, students and anyone interested in gaining confidence in their ability to speak in public.
  • Non Native English Speakers who want to acquire confidence when using English for work.
  • Those who want to increase their value in the market place by acquiring effective speaking skills.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 23 Lectures Collapse All 23 Lectures 01:02:51
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Introduction to the course
2 Lectures 00:57

Learn why public speaking is an important skill that needs to be mastered.

Preview 00:57

WHAT STUDENTS NEED TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING THE COURSE
1 page
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How to wow an audience
3 Lectures 03:04

During the first 3 minutes, your audience attention is at its highest. This is when you can either win them or loose them. Here's how you can win them!

Preview 01:25

  • Learn the dos and don'ts when opening a presentation.
  • Remember to quickly catch the audience attention, right from the start.
Preview 01:39

  • How to deliver an effective opening to your speech.
4 SURE WAYS TO KILL AN OPENING
1 page

The best way to begin speaking is to talk about yourself. Record a presentation of yourself giving information about your background, interests, and passions. As you prepare your presentation you will become aware of speaking abilities you already have and areas that need to be improved.

Evaluate your presentation in the Personal Learning Diary.

INTRODUCE YOURSELF
3 questions
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Craft Your Speech Outline and Define Your Objectives
4 Lectures 12:06


Clear objectives will enable your audience to take action. They will leave the room knowing what steps they need to do, as a result of your presentation.

Preview 01:34

Clear objectives will enable your audience to take action. They will leave the room knowing what steps they need to do, as a result of your presentation.

Preview 06:21

A clearly and well organized speech, will enable you to identify the key points of your topic and lead the audience logically to that point.

ORGANIZE YOUR SPEECH
04:11

The number one question you must answer your audience is: "What's In It For Me?".

GIVE THEM WHAT THEY WANT
1 page

Record yourself talking about a topic that you are passionate about. Be natural, but passionate and enthuse your speech with a combination of emotions and strong feelings. Your goal is to learn how to convey your passions and true emotions to your audience and possibly support you in your viewpoint.

Use words that your audience will understand and that will accurately convey your message.

Evaluate your presentation in the Personal Learning Diary.

SPEAK WITH SINCERITY AND CONVICTION
3 questions
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Rehearse, Rehearse, Rehearse
1 Lecture 02:22
  • Understand and practice the principles of rehearsal and practice.
EFFECTIVE REHEARSAL - VIDEO
02:22

Effective and purposeful body language is essential to add impact to your speech. In this exercise you will need to pay special attention to your body language, gestures and facial expressions.

Record a video presentation of yourself giving a presentation where your body language, hand gestures, facial expressions and eye contact will emphasize and add impact to your speech.

Evaluate your presentation in the Personal Learning Diary.

HOW TO ADD IMPACT TO YOUR SPEECH WITH BODY LANGUAGE
1 question
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Turn Your Fear and Anxiety into strength.
5 Lectures 15:21

Practice and effective rehearsal, will enable to become more confident in front of a camera and an audience. Keep moving forward and learn the skills step by step.

OVERCOMING THE BEGINNER'S BLOCK
04:52

Our ability to speak in public is often shaped by our past experience. You may not be an expert on any particular topic, what matters is that you share something new and actionable by your audience.

OVERCOME THE FEAR OF PUBLIC SPEAKING IN 10 EASY STEPS
1 page

Body language is an important tool in public speaking. It will help you to enhance and increase your speeches' effectiveness, if used appropriately. It will also help you release any nervous energy when speaking before an audience.

THE IMPORTANCE OF BODY LANGUAGE.
04:24

If you want to move forward in your career and personal life, you cannot not acquire the skill of speaking in public.

Public speaking is the number one skill required by most if not all employers.

INCREASE YOUR VALUE BY MASTERING PUBLIC SPEAKING
1 page

When you gain confidence in your speaking ability you will be able to win the attention of your audience, arouse their interest, create a desire and stimulate their action or agreement.

APPLY YOUR SKILLS
06:05
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Impact Your Audience.
1 Lecture 06:11

A good speaking voice should be loud enough to be understood, expressive enough to be interesting, and pleasing to be enjoyable. Your voice is the most important link between the audience and you.

USE YOUR VOICE TO ADD IMPACT
06:11

The primary link between you and your audience is your voice. Prepare a presentation where you will pay special attention to your voice; your voice volume, pitch and rate. Your aim is to develop a voice that is natural, pleasant and dynamic.

Evaluate your presentation in the Personal Learning Diary.

USING YOUR VOICE
3 questions
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Powerful Sentences for a Powerful Presentations
3 Lectures 04:50

Learn the steps to draft a speech that is effective and that will move the audience to action.

HOW TO DRAFT AN EFFECTIVE SPEECH.
04:50

  • Use these resources to enhance your performance.
USEFUL RESOURCES
1 page

ADDITIONAL USEFUL RESOURCES
1 page
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Grammar to enhance your speech
1 Lecture 00:00
  • Learn which grammar structures to use when presenting.
GRAMMAR RESOURCES FOR NON NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS
6 pages
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The Power of Evaluation
3 Lectures 00:00
  • A clear and honest evaluation of yourself will enable you to understand when you have improved or when you need more practice.
  • Be frank and honest with yourself.
  • Your effective evaluation will enable you to deliver great speeches.
EVALUATING YOUR PRESENTATION
2 pages

In this final test you will apply all the skills that you have learned. In this presentation you need to organize your speech in a logical and clear manner. Every good speech has an Opening, a Body and a Conclusion. Deliver a speech that is well researched.

Pay special attention to your nervousness, body language and vocal variety.

Evaluate your presentation in the Personal Learning Diary.

INSPIRE YOUR AUDIENCE
1 question

Keep your speech on track, and your evaluation as clear as possible.

T.O.P. TECHNIQUE FOR YOUR SPEECH EVALUATION
1 page

  • Public speaking is a learnable skill.
  • Learn the traps and pitfalls to avoid.
THE 10 BIGGEST TRAPS TO AVOID WHEN YOU PRESENT
1 page
About the Instructor
Viviana Vitarelli
4.3 Average rating
4 Reviews
11 Students
1 Course
Author - Speaker and Trainer

Viviana Vitarelli's passion lies in giving power to our voice. Her mantra is to empower people's voices. Through her courses and books she wants people to discover their unique and assertive voice, so that they can start asking questions and bring change to their thoughts and lives.

My journey in finding my voice and developing my assertive voice began 30 years ago. That journey still continues today. I have taught the skills of Public Speaking in colleges and companies in Asia, and for the past 10 years in Italy.

She's the founder and director of NowBeLoud, a company that specializes in coaching people in acquiring, developing and enhancing their ability to speak in public in English.

In Italy she works with companies, entrepreneurs, business owners and individuals in enabling them to present in English in a powerful and clear manner.

She's also passionate about enabling women empower their voices. This is also the message in her book "Empower Your Voice".