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Public Speaking and Presentations for Dummies, UK Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-99723-8
288 pages
February 2011
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Includes memorable ways to start and finish your speech with a flourish

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
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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.


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Malcolm Kushner is a professional speaker and humourist.

Rob Yeung presented BBC TV's How to Get Your Dream Job.

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"…includes some great tips … introduces some advanced topics without overwhelming you… clear…comprehensive." (First Voice, June/July 2007)
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