Public Speaking

Everyone gets nervous sometimes! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will help you calm the jitters as you find out how to prepare for public speaking. In learning the four steps to giving a great report or presentation, you’ll discover things like how note cards can be useful; why you should make eye contact with your audience; why speaking clearly is important; how you might have to change your normal speech patterns; and what good facial expression can do. Plus, check out how visual aids can help you get your point across and see what you can do right before and during the beginning of your speech. Remember: practice makes perfect!

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Presentation Skills Lesson Plan: Our Featured Movie | BrainPOP Educators

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