Benefits of Public Speaking

Personal Benefits

Practical Benefits

Cultural Benefits

Public Speaking as Expanded Conversation

What are three characteristics of good conversation?

  1. It preserves the natural directness of informal talk
  2. It's colourful and compelling
  3. It's tuned to reactions of listeners

Conversational Directness and Spontaneity

Who are you? ....My name is bla, bla and I was born in bla bla

What is the problem with the above?

How can you make this more colourful?



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