Presentation on theme: "Week 1 Developing Self-Confidence. Speaking to Develop Self-confidence To overcome speech fear. To express opinions or personal experiences. To share."— Presentation transcript:
Speaking to Develop Self-confidence To overcome speech fear. To express opinions or personal experiences. To share feelings in public. To speak about a very familiar topic. YOURSELF!!
Self-introduction To introduce yourself in class. Not only to introduce your personal info But also to add sth personal to bring the audience closer. A personal experience A specific fear
Personal experience Everybody has had experiences that are unforgettable in some way. Your challenge is to make the audience relive the experience with you. EmbarrassingFrighteningFunnyInteresting HappyUniqueUncomfortableSad EducationalExcitingDangerousSurprising
A specific fear Being able to talk about sth you are afraid of and to share your feelings with the class is a good way to gain confidence when speaking before an audience. Flying in planesBeing in the dark Public speakingGoing to a new country Meeting new peopleInterviewing for a job Snake / CockroachLarge dogs Taking testsGoing to the hospital
Speech 1: Self-introduction To introduce yourself in class. Give a two to three minute speech about you. To be natural and spontaneous as you speak, you will not allowed to write your speech beforehand and read it to the class. Two methods: 1. picture story 2. Speech preparation worksheet
Method A: A picture story Try to think of your speech as if it were a photo album. Pictures make it possible for you to talk comfortably and naturally in front of a group of people. Occasionally glance at your pictures to trigger your memory. A picture is worth a thousand words.
Method B: Speech preparation worksheet A worksheet with questions and answers to help you organize your thoughts. When delivering your speech, a quick look at the worksheet will remind you of what to say about yourself. Questions are meant to help guide you through your speech, not limit what you say.