Competent Communication

Toastmaster Speech 2: Organize your speech

As a speaker you need to deliver an idea to the audience. The purpose of your speech is to persuade them to do some action. The secret behind gaining an audience reaction is a well-organized speech. A well-organized speech is easy to understand and remember. It also ensures undivided attention of the audience and their appreciation. Objectives a) Outline your…

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Competent Communication

Toastmaster Speech 1: Ice Breaker

I want you to take a moment and visualize yourself talking to a crowd of strangers. And now, visualize yourself talking to people you are familiar with; could be your friends or relatives. Was there a difference between the emotions that arouse in the two visualizations? Even in imagination, it feels more comfortable to be communicating with people we are…

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Speech Topics

100 Easy Persuasive Speech Topics and Guide

A persuasive speech is a speech written and delivered to convince people of the speaker’s viewpoint. It uses words to make the audience ‘see’ the speaker’s point of view and to ‘sway’ them into agreeing with it. It is not a simple matter of presenting gathered facts and evidences. More than just seeing why the speaker thinks that way, a…

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Toastmasters Advance Manual: The Entertaining Speaker

Toastmasters Advance Manual: The Entertaining Speaker – To err/make Mistakes is Human by Sadiksha Thapa

Advance Manual: The Entertaining Speaker Assignment #3 : Make Them Laugh Objectives: To prepare a humorous speech drawn from personal experience To strengthen the speech by adapting and personalizing humorous material from outside sources To deliver the speech in a way that makes the humor effective Time: 5 – 7 Minutes