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Speech topics by the 100's: lists of interesting demonstration, impromptu, persuasive (and more) public speaking ideas
100 + demonstration speech ideas: plus how to develop and deliver a successful demonstrative or 'how to' speech.
Take the mystery out of how to read poetry aloud. These simple steps and tips will teach you how to read a poem with confidence.
Inspirational quotations from many cultures and times especially chosen for eulogies, funeral speeches and, to comfort.
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Free birthday speech tips by the dozens to help you write a speech for their special day with examples to read too.
How to write the thank you speech you'd love to receive. Read the sample, adapt the ready-made template, choose a quote, write, rehearse and go!
Looking for persuasive speech ideas? Here's 100 interesting topic suggestions and tips to help you make your speech a knock out success.
Birthday speeches: In need of inspiration? Check this warm and witty 50th roast/toast example. Use it as a guide for the speech you need to write.
How to write a speech: step by step help: from preparing an outline (the beginning) through to delivery (the end), with examples and checklists.
Dozens of speech topics for children in middle school: Community & Social Issues, Arts & Culture, Fun & Whimsy, Sports & Games, Food, Seasons & Nature, Animals, Birds & Fish or Hobbies
Diction exercises: have fun listening and learning how to speak clearly with the best of tongue twisters.
Introduction speech: how to introduce a guest speaker well - step by step tips with an example speech.
Elocution Topics for Kids: 50+ ideas to help parents and teachers choose good speech topics for children from the child's perspective.
Interesting speech topics - dozens of good, original subject ideas to fascinate and captivate your audience.
Phrases for welcome speeches: 3 ways, with examples, to tailor welcoming words to fit your occasion perfectly.
Impromptu public speaking topics - 50 interesting and diverse speech topic suggestions to practice unscripted, spontaneous, speaking.
Free sample eulogies: a heartfelt collection of funeral speeches submitted by readers all over the world to help those in need write a eulogy.
Welcome speech package: a 4 step 'how to' guide: template and sample speech to prepare effective opening remarks with ease.
Farewell speeches: how to write and give a gracious goodbye or leaving speech.
Speech writer for hire - A highly recommended bespoke writing service for custom speeches at a competitive rate.
Vocal warm ups - a set of essential exercises to ensure you are focused and ready to confidently deliver your speech.
Good voice health guidelines for professional public speakers: teachers, call-center workers, coaches ...
What's the quality of your teaching voice? Research shows a stressed voice impacts student learning. Tips to develop and sustain a dynamic, healthy voice.
How to rehearse: rehearsal/practice tips for public speaking, delivery techniques to take your speech from ordinary to extraordinary.
3 instantly available fun public speaking games for middle school up - 1 minute speeches, tangling tongue twisters ... with full instructions and resources.
Mrs Tongue Does Her Housework - fun, effective tongue exercises for articulation set to a simple story. Suitable for students of all ages.
Cue cards: simple step-by-step guidelines for preparing note cards to help you deliver your speech effectively.
Engagement toasts: 5 simple speeches from a father, mother, friend, groom-to-be, & bride-to-be to help you write your own.
Persuasive speech outline - example of Monroe's Motivated Sequence the 5 step pattern underpinning the psychology of persuasion. Free template to download.
Good persuasive speech topics: 50 super-starter ideas plus tips on how to easily choose the right one.
How to speech ideas: 50 public speaking topics for demonstrative speeches focusing on the soft skills needed for good personal and professional relationships.
Writing a persuasive speech - an action point checklist: how to choose your topic, set a goal, analyse your audience, and select a speech pattern to use.
Easter Speeches: 30+ interesting history-rich topics for fascinating informative or demonstration speeches.
Humorous, droll, absurd, zany and ridiculous ideas for funny persuasive speeches to make your audience smile.
The importance of communication skills - How to improve communication - 5 steps to banish those awkward silences.
Fun speech topics: a light hearted list of 60 giggle, chortle and smile ideas for humorous speeches. Suitable for kids of all ages.
Thank you quotes: 38 of the best quotations to help you say 'thank you' creatively and meaningfully.
Overcoming fear of public speaking: how to swap anxiety for confidence, write and give successful speeches. Source activities, speech topics & samples.
Manage public speaking anxiety using self-hypnosis - an efficient, effective way to swap fear for confidence
Persuasive speech example -The affect of suicide on those left behind - a sample persuasive speech using Monroe's Motivated Sequence
The speech builder helps you quickly and easily create unique, personalized farewell, welcome and thank you speeches.
Want a retirement speech sample? Use this farewell address from a teacher to kick-start the process of writing your own. Step-by-step guidelines and a large selection of retirement quotations.
Self introduction speech: how to introduce yourself well to a group. 6 essential topic tips, a template plus an example speech.
Download and print impromptu speech topic cards
Public speaking games ebook: 28 fun speech games & activities for middle school to adult; complete with printable resources, and full how-to guides
14 big benefits of public speaking: compelling motivators to get over fear of public speaking: more confidence, leadership skills ...
Informational speech topics: literally 100s of excellent informative speech topic ideas, ideal for middle school and upwards.
Good demonstrative speech topics: dozens of themed how to speech ideas to help you choose the best visual aids speech topic.