Public Speaking and Presentations for Dummies, UK Edition
Straightforward advice on making your speeches sparkle
With the right preparation even the most nervous speaker can deliver a winning presentation. Public Speaking & Presentations For Dummies shows you how, from drafting your content to honing your tone for a perfect delivery. More confident speakers can find expert advice on getting visual aids right, impromptu speaking, dazzling in roundtables, and much more.
Discover how to
- Organise your speech
- Conquer your fears
- Research content effectively
- Get your body language right
- Use humour properly
- Speak to a foreign audience
Part I: Getting Started.
Chapter 1: Giving a Presentation or Speech.
Chapter 2: Getting Ready to Present.
Chapter 3: Making the Most of Research.
Chapter 4: Organising Your Presentation.
Part II: Preparing Your Presentation or Speech.
Chapter 5: Building the Content of Your Presentation.
Chapter 6: Getting Off on the Right Foot.
Chapter 7: Finishing on a High Note.
Part III: Making Your Presentation or Speech Sparkle.
Chapter 8: Making Sense of Your Presentation.
Chapter 9: Getting the Words Right.
Chapter 10: Developing Great Visual Aids.
Part IV: Delivering Your Presentation or Speech.
Chapter 11: Overcoming Nerves.
Chapter 12: Understanding Body Language.
Chapter 13: Handling Questions.
Chapter 14: Handling the Audience.
Part V: Common Speaking Situations.
Chapter 15: Giving Impromptu Talks and Introducing Other Speakers.
Chapter 16: Handling Panels and Roundtables.
Chapter 17: Speaking Internationally.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Ten Types of Humour That Anyone Can Use.
Chapter 19: Ten Things to Check Before You Give a Presentation.
Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Overcome the Fear Factor.
Rob Yeung presented BBC TV's How to Get Your Dream Job.