Public speaking from A to Z

Public Speaking - Learn how to create and deliver a speech with confidence that will captivate your audience.
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  • Lectures 18
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

Public Speaking from A to Z is a great course for the beginner or the intermediate. I will share with you over 11 years of experience. If I wanted to fill this course with a lot of fluff, I could have made it a lot longer, but that is not my style. I believe in getting right to the point and given you the information you need to get started to give powerful speeches quickly.

While this course is just a little over an hour long, it's full of great information that will teach you how to write a speech by brainstorming and what you need to focus on to make your audience want to hear what you have to say. If you don’t make your speech relevant to them, then you are going to lose their attention. I will show you how to hook them from the beginning and keep them hooked all the way to the end.

You will learn the basics about using visual aids, and how to go through your speech to polish it up to make it sound great. You will also learn about your body language, lots of Dos and Don’ts, and how to overcome nervousness. I will teach you how to answer questions, tell you things you need to know about your audience, and even teach you how to speak at a funeral.

I believe everyone who is interested in speaking publicly will benefit from this course and will enjoy it. I look forward to having you as a student.

What are the requirements?

  • You need a desire to improve your speaking ability. Other than that, a pen and paper is all the tools you need. Of course, a computer and a projector would be nice, but these things are optional.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create a speech from scratch.
  • Overcome nervousness.
  • Captivate the attention of the audience.
  • Influence and motivate people.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is designed to help the beginner who has never given a speech before.
  • Though it covers the basics, it will also help improve or remind the intermediate of some of things they need to be doing to make their speeches better.
  • If you are looking for a course that is long and full of useless fluff, then this is not the course for you.

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.


Section 1: Introduction


Section 2: First things first
Oh no! I have been asked to give a speech.
Brainstorming Part 1
Brainstorming Part 2
Brainstorming Part 3
Brainstorming Part 4
8 questions

Test what you learned.

Section 3: Writing your speech
Two different ways
Final thoughts on writing your speech
Writing your speech
4 questions
Section 4: Visual aids
Be balanced
Visual aids
2 questions
Section 5: Preparing for the speech
Repeat, repeat, repeat
Preparing for the speech
3 questions
Section 6: Body language
Yes, it does make a difference
Body language
5 questions
Section 7: How to overcome nervousness
Nerves of steel
More tips and tricks
How to overcome nervousness
2 questions
Section 8: Questions
How to answer questions
2 questions
The Audience
The audience
2 questions
Section 9: A difficult place to give a speech
3 questions
Section 10: Wrapping things up
Bonus Lecture: A great coupon for my course The art of persuasion

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Instructor Biography

Cougan has been preaching for over 11 years at the same church, has authored several books, and has articles that have been published in various religious magazines. He also has a video ministry called LG MINISTRY, which can be seen on YouTube. He loves to help people learn by sharing what he has learned from years of research and experience.

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