SPEECH & DRAMA ACADEMY NSW 
Sydney, Eastern Suburbs Branch

PHONE: (02) 9389 8440   EMAIL: public@bridge.com.au 

EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNICATION

Public Speaking Weekend Group Workshops - Held monthly at Bronte RSL $399 (2007 - 2008)

Our workshops are designed to dispel the myth that good speakers are "born". We will provide you with all the knowledge and skills to turn you into a confident, competent and convincing speaker. Our presenters have many years' experience as Toastmasters as well as professional speakers. 
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Syllabus: 
Week 1
- Fundamentals of voice production.
- How to introduce a speaker.
- Introduction to impromptu speaking.
- Speech structure and organization.
- Speechwriting fundamentals.
Lunch
- Speech evaluation.
- Topic selections
- Voice projection and resonance.
- Vocal variety to convey meaning and convince your audience.
- Writing and presenting a two minute speech.
- Discussion of assignment for next week's session. 

Week 2
- Effective sight-reading.
- Advanced impromptu speaking
- Business and workplace presentation skills and speaker credibility.
- Interview techniques.
- Effective non-verbal communications (body language).
Lunch
- Speaking under pressure with minimum stress.
- 2 minute impromptu speeches.
- Evaluation.
- Presentation of 5 minute speech by candidates.
- Evaluation.
- Certificate presentation.

Outcomes:  
- Competent Public Speaking ability.
- Greater self confidence.
- Richer, more resonant voice.
- Better improvisation skills and ability to "think on your feet".
- Improved interview techniques and job prospects.
- Improved social skills.
- Ability to handle pressure.

Please phone our office on: (02) 389 8440  or Email: public@bridge.com.au to make a reservation.

Corporate Public Speaking seminars are also available on your premises.


Private Public Speaking Lessons - $80 per hour (valid for 2007 - 2008)

If you have an upcoming speaking engagement, or would like to improve your general public speaking ability, the quickest and best way is to take private one-on-one coaching. We will help you write your speech and will teach you presentation skills for maximum impact. These are some of the types of speeches we can help you with:

- Groom, Bride or Best man speeches.
- Classroom or University presentations.
- Debating.
- Job interviews.
- Guest welcomes.
- Master of Ceremonies.
- Keynote Speeches.

It takes 4 private sessions to cover all the topics we present in the group workshops. The benefit of private coaching that the client gets full individual attention, and specific needs can be better attended to.


Please phone our office on: (02) 9389 8440 or Email: public@bridge.com.au to make a booking.

QUALIFIED COACHES WITH EXTENSIVE PERFORMING ARTS & SPEAKING EXPERIENCE
 

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