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M.D.N.A - Watch Madonna's 10min emotional speech at... Ethos, logos och pathos - Robin Smith. The surprising secret to speaking with confidence. Julian Treasure: How to speak so that people want to listen. The human voice:It's the instrument we all play.It's the most powerful sound in the world, probably.It's the only one that can start a war or say "I love you.

Julian Treasure: How to speak so that people want to listen

"And yet many people have the experiencethat when they speak, people don't listen to them.And why is that? How can we speak powerfully to make change in the world? What I'd like to suggest,there are a number of habits that we need to move away from.I've assembled for your pleasure here seven deadly sins of speaking.I'm not pretending this is an exhaustive list,but these seven, I think, are pretty large habits that we can all fall into. First, gossip.Speaking ill of somebody who's not present.Not a nice habit, and we know perfectly wellthe person gossiping, five minutes later, will be gossiping about us.

Second, judging.We know people who are like this in conversation,and it's very hard to listen to somebodyif you know that you're being judged and found wanting at the same time. President Barack Obama's Full Inauguration Speech 2009. How to overcome your fear of public speaking. Why are many people afraid of public speaking, and what can be done about it?

How to overcome your fear of public speaking

Ros and Neil Johnson, speech and drama specialists at Theatresaurus, explain in response to our Facebook fans' request. The fear of public speaking is known as glossophobia. According to one estimate, 74 per cent of people suffer from various forms of this phobia and ten per cent of people are genuinely terrified. The fear of public speaking is the number one phobia in America and is more common than the fear of heights or the fear of snakes, which rank two and three respectively. Sentence Stress. How to use rhetoric to get what you want - Camille A. Langston. Aristotle, the student of Plato, taught first in Plato’s Academy and then tutored Alexander the Great, and finally established his Athenian philosophical school the Lyceum.

How to use rhetoric to get what you want - Camille A. Langston

The Lyceum is an amazing place to visit. Watch this video to learn more about the its remains here. English Club. A video tutorial by TED-Ed Club Members on public speaking…and more. Imagine that you’re a student with a question about public speaking.

A video tutorial by TED-Ed Club Members on public speaking…and more

Where will you go for advice? For many students, the answer is…YouTube. That’s why for her TED-Ed Innovation Project, technology integration specialist Jennifer L. The Final Speech from The Great Dictator. Transcript of Charlie Chaplin's Final Speech in The Great Dictator I’m sorry, but I don’t want to be an emperor.

The Final Speech from The Great Dictator

That’s not my business.