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PRESENTATION BY T.S.P.JWA LAPATHI 1 30 - Tips For A Beginner In Public Speaking

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Slide 2 PRESENTATION BY T.S.P.JWALAPATHI 1 30 - Tips For A Beginner In Public Speaking Slide 3 2 The ability to speak in front of audience is considered as a sign of Self-confidence. Why Speak in Public ? Slide 4 3 The unique features of this presentation is the tips given here are time tested over 25 years among youth Slide 5 INTRODUCTION4 Public Speaking Matter Language Style Slide 6 Matter5 Public Speaking #1 Start with a proper GREETING to the judges and audience Slide 7 Matter6 Public Speaking #2 ORGANISE your speech into three basic parts Attractive - INTRODUCTION Meaningful - MAIN SPEECH Clear & Crisp - CONCLUSION Slide 8 Matter7 Public Speaking #3 MAKE the introduction BRIEF but ATTENTION GATHERING Slide 9 Matter8 Public Speaking #4 OPEN your speech with any one of the four techniques : Quotation Example Definition Humour ( HUMOUR is little difficult to deliver ; unless you are good at telling jokes, DONT try this technique ) Slide 10 Matter9 Public Speaking #5 MAKE NO more than THREE major points in a three minutes speech Slide 11 Matter10 Public Speaking #6 STRUCTURE the points as under a) MAKE a single & clear statement of your point b) ELABORATE the point in few sentences c) Give one or two examples to support the point (sequence may vary c,a,b..) Slide 12 Matter11 Public Speaking #7 BALANCE the points to consider all aspects of situation. Slide 13 Matter12 Public Speaking #8 EMPHASIZE your arguments but dont show bias. Slide 14 Matter13 Public Speaking #9 MOVE from one point to another - LOGICALLY & SMOOTHLY Slide 15 Matter14 Public Speaking #10 END with a word of thanks. Slide 16 LANGUAGE15 Public Speaking- LANGUAGE #11 AVOID grammatical faults Slide 17 LANGUAGE16 Public Speaking #12 USE correct pronunciation Slide 18 LANGUAGE17 Public Speaking #13 USE the right word as far as possible ( You should have / develop a good vocabulary to do this ) Slide 19 LANGUAGE18 Public Speaking #14 PREFER simple sentences. Similarly prefer direct speech (active voice) to reported speech (passive voice) Slide 20 LANGUAGE19 Public Speaking #15 CITE specific example instead of making generalizations. Slide 21 LANGUAGE20 Public Speaking #16 CREATE word pictures Example - say : My friend Ram, instead of a friend Say : It is hard as maths to me, not weakly it is hard Slide 22 LANGUAGE21 Public Speaking #17 USE pauses appropriately (when you make an important / major point - it will sink into the minds of your audience well) Slide 23 LANGUAGE22 Public Speaking #18 SPEAK fluently Slide 24 LANGUAGE23 Public Speaking #19 AVOID : Putting on an unnatural / foreign accent Slide 25 LANGUAGE24 Public Speaking #20 AVOID : Use of big words to show off jargon, slang & cliches Slide 26 STYLE25 Public Speaking- STYLE #21 TAKE a good look at the audience, judges and the arrangements while you are waiting for your turn to speak. Slide 27 STYLE26 Public Speaking #22 WALK at your normal pace to the dais / speaker podium when called to speak Slide 28 STYLE27 Public Speaking #23 STAND erect, but not stiff Slide 29 STYLE28 Public Speaking #24 LOOK at judges, audience and take a deep breath. Slide 30 STYLE29 Public Speaking #25 SMILE at the most friendly face (pretty / handsome one) you can see in the audience - if you prefer ! Now begin speaking. Slide 31 STYLE30 Public Speaking #26 KEEP your voice at a level that suits the size of the audience and the hall / room Slide 32 STYLE31 Public Speaking #27 SPEAK at your natural speed (like when you talk to your friends or at home) Slide 33 STYLE32 Public Speaking #28 LOOK at different sections of the audience once in a while. (Dont stare at someone or a particular object in the room) Slide 34 STYLE33 Public Speaking #29 ALLOW your hands the natural gestures they are used to, while you speak. Slide 35 STYLE34 Public Speaking #30 After you finish your speech pause briefly, take a couple of steps back and then RETURN to your seat. Slide 36 THE END35