Great Openings

What is the first thing you should do when you start to speak? Well, if you have not been introduced, you will need to welcome everyone and introduce yourself. However,…

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Interview skills

The secret to a successful interview is preparation and practice. You need to know about them. Check their website carefully and make sure you throw into the answers things about…

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Talk about Stressful

Originally Published on The Age, 22 May 2006 This is not just for Year 12, but everybody. I have to make an oral presentation but I'm nervous and having trouble working…

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Talking Heads

Originally Published on The Age, 29 May 2006 I'm so nervous about doing my oral presentation. I just start blushing and feel sick. Any tips? YOU'VE just spent quite some…

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Persuasive Speeches

Many speeches at school and at work are persuasive. Most people want to persuade their audience to their point of view. It’s a popular from of speaking in many circumstances.…

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How to Prepare a Speech

Preparing a speech is very much like preparing a document that is written. However, there are some things that are different. Like anything written, you must know your PURPOSE and…

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