Public speaking club in Liechtenstein
Afraid of talking in front of a group, writer’s block when preparing a speech, bored audience? This shall become a former problem at the University of Liechtenstein.
We regularly have to speak in public. And it is supposed to be eloquent, comprehendible and motivating.
This rhetoric club aims to improve speaking abilities. The procedure follows the agenda of a Toastmasters International meeting:
Prepared speeches are given, focusing on speech projects, as well as spontaneous table topics – and as these meetings prosper from member commitment, everybody may participate (voluntarily). Any speech is evaluated by other participants in a constructive manner in order to recognize strengths and overcome weaknesses. Other members watch the time and style, count filling words... every aspect of the speech is to be evaluated.
Meetings are conducted most of all in English but if wanted also in German, and other languages might apply in the future.
Previous knowledge is not necessary, but some members use experience from other clubs to support the meetings.
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