The Better Speaker Series is a set of educational speeches on speaking-related topics. Each module provides practical tips that can be of benefit to all members. Included in the program are a script outlining the module and a PowerPoint presentation. Each module is designed to be presented as a 10 - 15 minute speech.

The chart below provides information about each of the Better Speaker Series presentations along with a link for members to download the module at no cost. The Better Speaker Series is also available individually or as a set in hard copy (shop online). Note that you will need to login to the Toastmaster site in order to download or purchase hard copies of the series.

Presentation of a Better Speaker Series module can help fulfill one of the requirements for Advanced Communicator Silver (ACS) award.

Presentation
(link to order)
DescriptionDigital Content
Beginning Your Speech Suggestions for starting off your speech right. 270DCD
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Concluding Your Speech Tips for ending your speech with power. Includes a script and a PowerPoint presentation. 271DCD
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Controlling Your Fear Techniques for overcoming nervousness when speaking. 272DCD
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Impromptu Speaking Don’t be caught off balance when speaking off-the-cuff! 273DCD
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Selecting Your Topic Running out of speech ideas? Here’s how to develop new ones.  274DCD
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Know Your Audience If you can relate to your audience, they will relate to you. 275DCD
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Organizing Your Speech Once you know what to say, consider next the when and the how. 276DCD
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Creating an Introduction Great introductions should precede great speeches. 277DCD
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Preparation and Practice Techniques for preparing and rehearsing your next speech. 278DCD
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Using Body Language Techniques that will help speakers add impact and reduce distractions through appropriate body language. 279DCD
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