Boost your public speaking skills!

Does speaking in front of groups of people make you nervous? Do you know how to write an effective speech? “Public Speaking Skills & Drills”offers valuable tips and techniques on how to deliver effective speeches and oral presentations. Whether as an individual or part of a team, maximize your personal and professional success by investing in your public speaking and presentation skills.

In this fun, stream-lined course, you will discover:
  • Your speaking style.
  • How to display personality while respecting your audience.
  • How to calm anxiety.
  • How to organize and write a speech.
  • How to critique video clips of professional speakers to further enhance your own style.
  • How to improve your articulation and pronunciation with diction and facial exercises.

What You Get

As an individual (single user) taking this class for professional development, you have full access to class materials for your specified time of enrollment. Business professionals or employees taking this class for training purposes have pre-determined days of access to complete the course and receive certificates, in accordance with group enrollment procedures. You must complete all lessons, and receive 75% on all quizzes to receive your certificate. Learn at your own pace.

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  • Video Lessons
    Lecture Slides
    Quizzes
    PDF Handouts

  • 4-Week, 24/7 Access

  • Certificate of Completion

Course Curriculum

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  • 1
  • 2

    Speech vs. Presentation

    • Video: Speeches vs. Presentation

    • Slides: Speech vs. Presentation

    • Quiz

  • 3
  • 4

    Speaking Styles

    • Identify Your Style

    • Video: Speaking Styles

    • Slides: Speaking Styles

    • Quiz

  • 5

    Delivery Skills

    • Video: Delivery Pt. 1

    • Slides: Delivery Pt. 1

    • Video: Delivery Pt. 2

    • Slides: Delivery Pt. 2

    • Quiz

  • 6

    Speech Critiques

    • Video: Critique #1

    • Slides: Critique #1

    • Survey: Critique #1

    • Video: Critique #2

    • Slides: Critique #2

    • Survey: Critique #2

  • 7

    Diction Exercises

    • Video: Diction Drills

    • Slides: Diction Drills

    • Audio: Diction Drills

    • PDF: Diction Drills

    • Quiz

  • 8

    Speech Writing

    • Video: Speech Writing

    • Slides: Speech Writing

    • Video: Conclusions

    • Slides: Conclusions

    • Quiz

  • 9

    Effective Conclusions

    • Video: Conclusion #1

    • Slides: Conclusion #1

    • Video: Conclusion #2

    • Slides: Conclusion #2

    • Video: Conclusion #3

    • Slides: Conclusion #3

    • Quiz

  • 10

    Before You Finish

    • Quick Exit Survey

    • Reminder: Rate the Class

    • Your Certificate

    • More Resources

    • Online Classes

FAQs

  • Enrollment Discount Code

    Use this coupon code at checkout:
    PUBLIC10 - 10% Off
    *Does not apply to group enrollments.

  • Why is there a time limit on enrollment?

    Instead of a few hours in a one-day workshop, webinar or tutoring session, our self-paced online classes are built to deliver high quality training in a short amount of time for students and busy professionals.

  • Why are there no refunds?

    All enrollments are final. No refunds. Our courses have taken copious amounts of time, soul energy, and personal finances to build. We are confident that all of our courses deliver the exact instruction you need to improve your writing skills. Please take our low-cost introductory class, "Grammar Essentials Jump-start" to get a good feel for the value you receive at such affordable prices. You will not be disappointed!

  • When will I receive my certificate?

    When you have fulfilled all class requirements, and have scored a 75% or above on all assignments, you will receive a certificate within 24-48 hours after you have finished the class, not to exceed 7 days after you finish, depending on holidays and high class volumes.

Pricing options

Business or group enrollments might require additional fees. Click the "Enroll Now" button to get started!