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COMM 129: Public Speaking: Home

Introduction to public speaking principles, emphasizes fundamentals of organization, development and delivery of informative and persuasive oral presentations. Extemporaneous style of delivery stressed.

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Choosing an informative speech topic

Video created by a high school speech teacher. In this she offers many useful tips.

Choosing Persuasive Topic

Same high school teacher, this time with suggestions for the persuasive speech.