PRESENTATION BY T.S.P.JWALAPATHI 1 30 - Tips For A Beginner In Public Speaking
2 The ability to speak in front of audience is considered as a sign of Self-confidence. Why Speak in Public ?
3 The unique features of this presentation is the tips given here are time tested over 25 years among youth
INTRODUCTION4 Public Speaking Matter Language Style
Matter5 Public Speaking #1 Start with a proper GREETING to the judges and audience
Matter6 Public Speaking #2 ORGANISE your speech into three basic parts Attractive - INTRODUCTION Meaningful - MAIN SPEECH Clear & Crisp - CONCLUSION
Matter7 Public Speaking #3 MAKE the introduction BRIEF but ATTENTION GATHERING
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, DON’T try this technique )
Matter9 Public Speaking #5 MAKE NO more than THREE major points in a three minutes speech
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..)
Matter11 Public Speaking #7 BALANCE the points to consider all aspects of situation.
Matter12 Public Speaking #8 EMPHASIZE your arguments but don’t show bias.
Matter13 Public Speaking #9 MOVE from one point to another - LOGICALLY & SMOOTHLY
Matter14 Public Speaking #10 END with a word of thanks.
LANGUAGE15 Public Speaking- LANGUAGE #11 AVOID grammatical faults
LANGUAGE16 Public Speaking #12 USE correct pronunciation
LANGUAGE17 Public Speaking #13 USE the right word as far as possible ( You should have / develop a good vocabulary to do this )
LANGUAGE18 Public Speaking #14 PREFER simple sentences. Similarly prefer direct speech (active voice) to reported speech (passive voice)
LANGUAGE19 Public Speaking #15 CITE specific example instead of making generalizations.
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”
LANGUAGE21 Public Speaking #17 USE pauses appropriately (when you make an important / major point - it will sink into the minds of your audience well)