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The importance of Body Language in Presentations

The importance of Body Language in Presentations
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emaze - Online Presentation Software – Create Amazing Presentations Reclaiming Rhetoric Nam eloquentiam quae admirationem non habet nullam iudico Eloquence which doesn’t startle I don’t consider eloquence Marcus Tullius Cicero, 48 BC Pithanon tini pithanon What convinces is conviction Aristotle, 325 BC At the 2013 Festival of Education at Wellington, one of the most startling and memorable talks was given by Sam Leith on Reclaiming Rhetoric. As Sam explains, “for fifteen centuries or so, the study of rhetoric was at the centre of Western education. What is rhetoric? The study of effective speaking and writing, rhetoric is also “the faculty of observing in any given case the available means of persuasion”, according to Aristotle. Ethos, Logos & Pathos: The Three Musketeers of Rhetoric “Tous pour un et un pour tous”: Triumvir or chiasmus? Rhetoric instruction begins with three approaches, which Leith cheerfully personifies as the Three Musketeers: not Athos, Porthos and Aramis but ethos, pathos and logos. Logos is the content of your argument: ‘Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite!’ Style

10 Powerful Body Language Tips for your next Presentation Have you thought about the body language you’ll be using during that upcoming presentation? If you haven’t, you should! Body language plays a very important role in communication, in the way we’re perceived and in the way others understand our messages. So the next time you rehearse for a presentation speech, have in mind these 10 powerful body language tips: And, finally, to use body language correctly, film yourself rehearsing the speech and adjust what needs to be adjusted so as to send the right message. Share this Image On Your Site <p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic. stories, analogies and fables for business, training and public speaking, wedding speeches, best man speeches home » amusement/stress relief » stories and analogies illustrations and analogies for motivation, inspiration, learning and training Here are stories, analogies, research findings and other examples that provide wonderful illustrations for learning, and inspiration for self-development. Read about the travellers and the monk, tickle me elmo, get in the wheelbarrow, the shoe box story, the scorpion and the frog, murphy's plough, Pavlov's dogs, the monkeys and the stairs, and more. Look at the stories index for stories listed by subject. Or go straight to the stories. Analogies, stories, fables and case-studies are great ways to illustrate teaching, training and business lessons. Stories, examples, fables and research references add colour and substance to presentations and reports, and reinforce learning of all types. Some of these stories are ironic and so can best be used to illustrate pitfalls and vulnerabilities rather than best practice. stories index Most recent first: Q - Why? Q - Why?

9/11 Speech - Talarforum AB September 11th 2001 Good evening. Today, our fellow citizens, our way of life, our very freedom came under attack in a series of deliberate and deadly terrorist acts. A great people has been moved to defend a great nation. America was targeted for attack because we´re the brightest beacon for freedom and opportunity in the world. Immediately following the first attack, I implemented our government´s emergency response plans. The functions of our government continue without interruption. I appreciate so very much the members of Congress who have joined me in strongly condemning these attacks. America and our friends and allies join with all those who want peace and security in the world, and we stand together to win the war against terrorism. This is a day when all Americans from every walk of life unite in our resolve for justice and peace.

6 reasons your audience is ignoring your presentation Obama's 2008 victory speech By Rosie McAndrew This comprehensive lesson plan by Rosie McAndrew, available at intermediate and advanced levels, focuses on the final part of Barack Obama's presidential victory speech. Students complete pre- and post-listening activities, including a focus on the literary style of the speech and Internet-based research tasks. You can see the full video of Obama's victory speech in the following places: 4c5e17d9d19536d63139fddc1a41c764 Michelle Obamas speech in New Hampshire

My CPT lecturer showed us this video last semester. I still think the main points about facial expression, use of voice, posture and eye contact, are good points to note when making a formal presentation. by weesy Dec 14

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