PUBLIC SPEAKING FORMAT

To give a talk, this is the format used: 1- Greet your audience. E.g.: Good morning to all fellow friends/ everyone. Thank you for inviting me to give a talk here today. 2- Tell your audience the topic of your talk. E.g.: I will give a talk on the topic……./ I shall share with you some of my opinions regarding…/ I am going to talk about …….. 3- Give your talk/ speech. Don’t forget to address your audience. E.g.: My dear audience… My fellow friends… Ladies and gentlemen…. 4- In your talk, you can use logical connectors. E.g.: Furthermore,… Moreover,… However,… Nevertheless,… Therefore,.. In addition,… Consequently,… As a result,… In contrast,… Contrary to….., …. Hence,… Thus,….. Since…

5- Make sure you give a suitable conclusion to end the talk. E.g.: As a conclusion, ….. In conclusion, …. To conclude my talk, I would like to say that….. 6- When ending your talk, don’t forget to appreciate your audience for listening to your talk. E.g.: Thank you for lending me your ears. Thank you for paying attention while I gave my speech just now. Thank you for giving your full attention just now.