Public Speaking And Debate 13–15
Communication is an invaluable 21st century skill and tool. Through proven techniques students will be taught how to overcome anxiety and how to speak publicly and express themselves clearly in debating in any given situation. Students are taught about poise, use of body and voice, public speaking,oral interpretation of literature.This course is aimed at 13 to 15 year olds who would like to learn to communicate effectively and confidently and will give students the chance to practice their debate, writing and public speaking skills through a series of workshops and classes. Through a combination of activities, guest speakers and field trips, students will learn the basics of argumentation, rebuttal, public speaking, news reporting and speech writing. Each participant will be able to present their ideas in a confident and convincing manner.