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AR Project 5: Using Web 2.0 technologies to enhance speaking fluency: A journey beyond textbooks

The purpose of this research was to explore ways to analyse our students’ speaking fluency and use this information to give feedback to students on their… 131 more words


AR Project 4: Grammar in speaking: Raising student awareness and encouraging autonomous learning

This action research (AR) project aimed to explore methods of raising student awareness of their use of grammar in speaking, as well as foster independent learning… 103 more words


Speaking powerfully so that people listen

Though skill in speaking is perhaps not a universal trait among leaders, it’s certainly high on the list.  While assuredly a “must have” skill of politicians, Martin Luther King typically ranks #1 on  157 more words


New Team at Inverness

At our AGM on 25 June we elected our new Club Officers for 2014/15 – the roles and people are as follows:
President: Stuart Byfield… 88 more words

Using people's names can backfire if you don't do it right

There’s some truth to the conventional wisdom that people love to hear the sound of their own names. And that’s true if you do it right. 115 more words


The real secret to being a brilliant presenter

Several years ago, I attended a presentation given by the new Chief Executive of a large company, whom I will call Robin. A tall, Oxbridge educated man in his late fifties, Robin was touring around the country to rally his troops behind the company’s latest 5-year vision. 1,555 more words

How To Be A Brilliant Speaker & Presenter

Great Openings and Closings

Too often, a speaker loses his audience before he even gets to the core of his speech. In this video, Deborah Grayson Riegel teaches viewers how to create terrific openings and closings to presentations.

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