Speaking as who you are
Students are able to learn their own personality type as a speaker.
1.1 Being aware of your natural style of communication
1.2 Being aware of speaker personality types and situations
1.3 Focus learning: Kathryn Schulz: On being wrong
Deciding the purpose and central idea of your speech
Students are able to learn how to choose an appropriate topic and decide the central idea of the speech.
2.1 Deciding your topic
2.2 Deciding your purpose
2.3 Deciding your central idea
2.4 Focus learning: Robert Waldinger: What makes a good life
Organizing your speech
Students are able to learn how to write the main points and develop them.
3.1 Deciding the main points of your speech
3.2 Deciding the main supporting materials
3.3 Outlining the body of your speech
3.4 Using Connectives
3.5 Focus learning: Adam Grant: The surprising habits of original thinkers
Supporting your ideas
Students are able to learn how to support your main points with examples, testimony, statistics and experimental results.
4.1 Supporting your ideas with examples
4.2 Supporting your ideas with testimony
4.3 Supporting your ideas with statistics
4.4 Supporting your ideas with experimental results
4.5 Focus learning: Lera Boroditsky: How language shapes the way we think
Beginning and Ending your speech
Students are able to learn how to begin and end the speech.
5.1 Beginning your speech
5.2 Ending your speech
5.3 Focus learning: Suzanne Simard: How trees talk to each other
Speaking to inform
Students are able to learn how to write an informative speech.
6.1 What to inform
6.2 How to inform
6.3 Tips for informative speaking
6.4 Focus learning: Amy Cuddy: Your body language may shape who you are
Speaking to persuade
Students are able to learn how to write a persuasive speech.
7.1 Building credibility
7.2 Using evidence
7.4 Appealing to emotions
7.5 Focus learning: Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action
Students are able to learn how to use language clearly, vividly and appropriately.
8.1 Using language clearly
8.2 Using language vividly
8.3 Using language appropriately
8.4 Focus learning: Garry Kasparov: Don't fear intelligent machines. Work with them.
Using visual aids
Students are able to learn how to prepare and present the visual aids properly.
9.1 Kinds of visual aids
9.2 Preparing visual aids
9.3 Presenting visual aids
9.4 Focus learning: Tim Urban: Inside the mind of a master procrastinator
Delivering your speech
Students are able to learn how to use the voice and the body when delivering the speech.
10.1 Using your voice
10.2 Using your body
10.3 Focus learning: Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend