Public Speaking for High School Students: Speak Well Now

Speaking is rarely taught in school and even more rarely taught well. Yet it is a critical skill for success in life.
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  • Lectures 21
  • Contents Video: 40 mins
    Other: 5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

Imagine speaking in front of your class room or even an auditorium full of classmates and being perfectly comfortable and confident. Wouldn't it be nice to know that you can speak confidently anytime to students as well as adults on the topic of your choice?

This Public Speaking for High School Students course will teach you the following:

*How to present with complete confidence

*How to avoid the most common blunders that hurt other high school speakers

*How to rehearse your important presentations using video

*How to make students and teachers find your presentations more memorable and engaging

This course is delivered primarily through spoken lecture. Because the skill you are learning is speaking related, it only makes sense that you learn through speaking.

The skill you will learn in this class is not primarily theoretical or academic. It is a skill that requires physical habits. That is why you will be asked to take part in numerous exercises where you record yourself speaking on video, and then watching yourself. Learning presentation skills is like learning how to ride a bicycle. You simply have to do it numerous times and work past the wobbling and falling off parts until you get it right.

This course contain numerous video lectures plus several bonus books for your training library.

TJ Walker has been coaching and training people on their presentation skills for 30 years. Now, through the power of Udemy's online platform, he is able to give you the same high quality training that he gives in person to CEOs, Fortune 500 executives, and Presidents of countries. Only you can now receive the training at a tiny fraction of the normal fee for in-person training.

How long this course takes is up to you. The longest part of the course involves you speaking on video, critiquing yourself, and doing it over until you like it. But if you get to the point where you love how you look and sound when you present it will be well worth the time spent. And having this skill will save you time for all future presentations in your life.

You can begin improving your presentation skills right now. You may have an opportunity to speak out as soon as tomorrow, so why waste another day worried that your presentation skills are not up to high standards. Enroll in this course today.

Course updated on July 30, 2015

There is a 100% Money-Back Guarantee for this course. And the instructor also provides an enhanced guarantee.

TJ Walker has more than 100,000 course enrollments from more than 14,000 online students around the globe.

What others say:

“TJ Walker's single-minded devotion to presentation has made him the #1 expert for executives seeking guidance on speaking to the public and media." Bob Bowdon, Anchor/Reporter, Bloomberg Television

“TJ Walker is the leading media trainer in the world." Stu Miller, Viacom News Producer

(TJ Walker's Media Training Worldwide) “The world's leading presentation and media training firm."Gregg Jarrett, Fox News Channel Anchor

What are the requirements?

  • Students will need to record themselves speaking using a cellphone camera or webcam

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Speak confidently inside and outside the classroom
  • Present information clearly and in a memorable fashion
  • Avoid the common blunders made by most student speakers
  • Rehearse presentations effectively on video

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for all high school students who ever have to present in or out of class

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Become a Great Presenter Now - Don't Wait for the Future
You Can Be a Great Speaker Inside And Outside the Classroom
Preview
01:39
Please Introduce Yourself
Article
Accomplish Exactly What You want with every Presentation
Preview
01:28
Section 2: Saving Time During Your Presentation Preparation Process
7 Steps For Getting the Most Out of this Course
Article
This is How You Figure Out What to Say
Preview
01:38
Narrowing Down Your Ideas to the Top 5
04:33
How to Show You Care
02:15
Use a Cheat Sheet that Won't Get You in Trouble
04:23
Examples
02:42
Section 3: Practice the Easy, Fast Way
1st Video Rehearsal
Preview
03:09
2nd Video Rehearsal
02:10
3rd Video Rehearsal
05:35
Section 4: Your Presentations Will Be Great, Starting Right Now
Conclusion
01:33
Feedback
00:59
Section 5: Housekeeping Matters
Who is TJ Walker?
Preview
02:52
If You Like to Learn by Reading
01:09
$10,000 Guarantee This Course Will Make You a Better Communicator
Preview
02:02
Your Questions Will Be Answered Here
Preview
01:25
Section 6: Bonus Reading
Secret to Foolproof Presentations
208 pages
Public Speaking Success
31 pages
1001 Ways to Wow
72 pages

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Instructor Biography

TJ Walker, Public Speaking and Media Training Expert

TJ Walker is the founder of Media Training Worldwide and has been conducting public speaking training workshops and seminars since 1984. Walker has trained Presidents of countries, Prime Ministers, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Super Bowl winners, US Senators, Miss Universes and Members of Parliament .

Walker has more than 100,000 online course enrollments and more than 16,000 online students.

His book, "Secret to Foolproof Presentations" was a USA Today # 1 Bestseller, as well as a Wall Street Journal, and Business Week Bestseller.

Walker is also the author of "Media Training AZ" and "Media Training Success."

Currently, Walker is the host of the #1 rated daily TV/Radio/Podcast show devoted exclusively to public speaking and media training (Syndicated on iTunes, YouTube, Daily Motion, Vimeo, Flickr and Facebook) "Speaking with TJ Walker" is heard and viewed seven days a week around the world.

In 2009, Walker set the Guinness Book of World Records for Most Talk Radio Appearances ever in a 24 hour period.

Walker has also served as a former President of the National Speakers Association, New York City.

Walker was a merit scholar at Duke University where he graduated magna cum laude.

What others say:

“TJ Walker's single-minded devotion to presentation has made him the #1 expert for executives seeking guidance on speaking to the public and media." Bob Bowdon, Anchor/Reporter, Bloomberg Television

“TJ Walker is the leading media trainer in the world." Stu Miller, Viacom News Producer

(TJ Walker's Media Training Worldwide) “The world's leading presentation and media training firm." Gregg Jarrett, Fox News Channel Anchor

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