PUBLIC SPEAKING

SUMMARY OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE COURSE

This workshop is intended for all those participants who wish to master the craft of public presentation. The goal of the workshop is to supply participants with a true and proper “English mind set”. Every person will be given a personalised feed-back and individual development plans, according to the style and needs.

CONTENTS OF THE COURSE

  • Effectiveness of presentation
  • Use of language
  • Rhythm/timing
  • Ability to improvise/break away from audio-visual material
  • Managing critical situations (interruptions, breakdowns, negative audience…)
  • Congruence between verbal and non verbal communication
  • Use of metaphorical/effective style vs. Technical jargon
  • Body language – energy and style
  • Use of language – from repetitive forms to powerful structures – style, idiomatic forms, personalization, adaptation
  • Introducing effectiveness by means of visual metaphors, non-technical similitudes… Empowering the awareness of body language (proxemics, energy, rhythm, use of audience, use of eye-contact…)
  • Monitoring of common linguistic traps (false friends, avoiding repetitions, use of a more sophisticated and “english” approach
  • Understanding the keys of english language presentations – from narrative/explicative to visual and energetical “straight to the point” effectiveness

DURATION OF THE COURSE

16 hours