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Advanced Speaking Manuals

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The Entertaining Speaker
This manual includes valuable information on how to give an entertaining or dramatic
speech, where to find material, how to make an audience laugh, and what to do when
you’re asked to speak after dinner

Speaking To Inform
This manual contains information and ideas on the demonstration speech, the fact-finding
report, the abstract concept and resources for informing.

Public Relations
This manual covers encouraging goodwill through a speech, persuading an audience,
speaking to a hostile audience and speaking to the media.

The Discussion Leader
This manual provides instruction on the four different methods of leading a group
discussion. This is an ideal manual for managers, trainers, teachers and administrators.

Specialty Speeches
This manual covers impromptu speeches, sales presentations, introductions, inspirational
speeches and oral interpretations.

Speeches By Management
This manual covers how to handle a variety of speaking situations managers encounter in
the work environment. Topics covered include giving briefings, technical speeches,
motivational speeches and status reports.

The Professional Speaker
This manual is a guide to preparing and presenting the five kinds of speeches
professionals give most often. It covers the keynote address, the entertaining speech, the
sales training speech, the seminar and the motivational speech.

Technical Presentations
This manual is a complete guide to preparing and presenting briefings, proposals,
technical papers and team presentations.

Persuasive Speaking
The ability to influence and persuade others to accept your ideas, products or services is
valuable. The projects in this manual are all designed to help you develop excellent
persuasive techniques and expand your presentation skills.

Communicating on Television
Television presentations differ from other presentations and they require special
considerations. With this manual, you’ll learn to present editorials, appear as a guest on
an interview program, conduct a press conference and use television to train.

Types of stories coved in this manual include the folk tale, the personal story, stories
with morals, the touching story and the historical story.

Interpretive Reading
This manual provides instruction in developing your interpretive reading skills. Projects
include presenting stories, poetry, a monodrama, a play and an oratorical speech.

Interpersonal Communication
Topics coved in this manual include conversing with ease, negotiating, handling
criticism, coaching someone to improve performance and expressing dissatisfaction

Special Occasion Speeches
This manual provides instruction in giving toasts, speaking in praise, “roasting” someone
and presenting and accepting awards.

Humorously Speaking
Audiences love to laugh. This manual shows you how to use humorous stories and jokes
throughout your speech to grab and keep listeners’ attention and illustrate your points in a
fun and memorable way. You also learn how to give an entirely humorous speech.

Advance Communicator Program

Advanced Communicator Bronze
Complete your Competent Communicator and any two advanced manuals.

Advanced Communicator Silver
Complete your Advanced Communicator Bronze plus any two additional advanced
Present any two programs from The Better Speaker Series and/or The Better Club Series.

Advanced Communicator Gold
Complete your Advanced Communicator Silver plus any two additional advanced
Conduct a Success/Leadership Program, Success/Communication Program
or a Youth Leadership Program.
Coach a new member with the first three speeches.

Posted Tuesday, September 16, 2008