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Public Speaking and Speech Writing: Getting Started

This guide will help you learn public speaking foundations and writing the best speeches for your classes.

Public Speaking & Speech Writing

Public Speaking and Speech Writing

Public speaking involves designing and delivering a message to an audience. There are many benefits to students who engage in public speaking exercises including:

  • Developing critical thinking skills
  • Developing and fine-tuning verbal and nonverbal communication skills
  • Overcoming the fear of public speaking

There are multiple steps that you can take to become an effective public speaker:

Effective Public Speaking Pyramid