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Hijab

This is the speech I did for my ninth Competent Communications manual speech at Toastmasters. The aim of this speech is meant to be to persuade the audience. It is a 5-7 minute speech but I went overtime at just… Read More ›

Nicholson Vs. Brooks

Last night I did my seventh speech from the Competent Communicator Manual. The exercise is ‘Research Your Topic’. The title is ‘Nicholson Vs. Brooks’ and the time is meant to be 5-7 minutes (mine was just over 7:18 minutes). This… Read More ›

Lycans

Tonight I gave my sixth speech from the Competent Communicator Manual. Tonight’s speech was the first time I’ve ever attempted speaking without notes, and it went way better than I expected. The exercise is ‘Vocal Variety’. The title is ‘Lycans’… Read More ›

Food

This is my fourth speech from the Competent Communicator Manual. I gave this speech on 25 May 2010. The exercise is ‘How to Say It’. The title is ‘Food’ and the time is meant to be 5-7 minutes. I came… Read More ›

Me

Last night I completed my ice-breaker speech for toastmasters. Your ice-breaker has two purposes. Firstly, it ‘breaks the ice’ ie it gets you up there in front of people giving a speech. Secondly, it gives the club a chance to… Read More ›

Officially A Member

I attended my second Toastmasters meeting tonight. I was a little less nervous than last time. Unlike my usual manner, I actually recalled everybody’s names. I also met some others who weren’t present last time. Anyway, another woman and myself… Read More ›