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Plans for the workshop

(1)To cover presentation skills on developing and organizing


a speech, vocal variety, gestures and body language,
choosing the right words and using visual aids.
(2)To provide tips on Do’s and Don’ts for effective
communication.
(3)To provide hand-on practice on each presentation skill
topic for each participant.
(4)To provide plenty of feedback and encouragement to each
student's presentation.
(5)To provide hand-on practice on evaluating a speech.
(6)To provide candies, homemade brownies and more during
the workshop.
(7)To award a certificate for each participant completed the
program.
(8) To start and end the program on time.
• Workshop facilitators and schedule for younger age group:
Time Activities Minutes Facilitator Timer
1:30 – 2:25 Get-acquainted Exercise 25 Grace Tyler TBD
Developing and organizing a Speech 30 Grace Tyler TBD
2:25 – 2:35 10 minutes break
2:35 – 3:00 Gestures and body language 25 Hattie Liu TBD
3:00 – 3:25 Vocal Variety 25 Wendy Wong TBD
3:25 – 3:35 10 minutes break
3:35 – 4:00 Words and Visual Aids 25 Stephanie Pu TBD
Dennis Pu
4:00 – 4:30 Apply Your skills 30 Jing Liou TBD
Grace Tyler
• Workshop facitators and schedule for older age group:

Time Activities Minutes Facilitator Timer


1:30 – 2:25 Get-acquainted Exercise 25 Sheree Tsai TBD
Developing and organizing a Speech 30 Sheree Tsai TBD
2:25 – 2:35 10 minutes break
2:35 – 3:00 Vocal Variety 25 Wendy Wong TBD
3:00 – 3:25 Gestures and body language 25 Hattie Liu TBD
3:25 – 3:35 10 minutes break
3:35 – 4:00 Words and Visual Aids 25 Sheree Tsai TBD
Hsing-Ying Lin
4:00 – 4:30 Apply Your skills 30 Sheree Tsai TBD
Hsing-Ying Lin
Assume audience size = 20
Get-acquainted Exercise (25 minutes)
• Assign 2 persons per team (Person A and Person B)
• Provide paper and pen
• Interview your partner and write down (total of 4 minutes. 2 minutes for each interview)
1. His/Her name
2. What school he/she goes to?
3. What is his/her favorite hobby?
4. What is one thing that she wants to learn in the presentation workshop?
• Each person to introduce his/her partner (Total of 20 minutes. 1 minute each)

For each Presentation Skills Topic, divide into 4-5 persons per team to form 4-5 groups
Developing and Organizing a Speech (30 minutes)
• How to develop and Organize a speech (5 minutes)
• The buzz session discussion
1. Explain the buzz session rules (1 minute)
2. Assign a topic for each team
3. Conduct the buzz session (5 minutes)
4. Recorder of each team to present their topic (Total of 10 minutes. 1-2 minutes for each recorder
and positive feedback from facilitators)
• Ask the student what are the skills to develop a speech (2 minutes)
1. Choosing a topic
2. Defining your speech objective
3. Resources to collect information
4. The formula to organize a speech
• Opening
• Body
• Conclusion

10 minutes break

Gestures and body language (25 minutes)


• How to make your body speak effectively (10 minutes)
• The buzz session discussion for gestures and body language
1. Review the buzz session rules
2. Assign a topic for each team
3. Conduct the buzz session (5 minutes)
4. Recorder of each team to present their topic (Total of 10 minutes. 1-2 minutes for each recorder
and positive feedback from facilitators)
• Ask the student what are the skills for gestures and body language (2 minutes)
1. Presence
2. Facial Expression
3. Eye Contact
4. Gestures
5. Movement
6. Stress on professionalism and good impression

Vocal Variety (25 minutes)


• How to improve your speaking voice (5 minutes)
• The buzz session discussion
1. Review the buzz session rules
2. Assign a topic for each team
3. Conduct the buzz session (5 minutes)
4. Recorder of each team to present their topic (Total of 10 minutes. 1-2 minutes for each recorder
and positive feedback from facilitators)
• Ask the student what are the skills for Vocal Variety. (2 minutes)
1. Volume
2. Pitch
3. Articulation
4. Rate
5. Quality
6. Professionalism and good impression

10 minutes break

Words and Visual Aids (25 minutes)


• How to choose word and use visual aids to enhance a speech (5 minutes)
• The buzz session discussion
1. Review the buzz session rules
2. Assign a topic for each team
3. Conduct the buzz session (5 minutes)
4. Recorder of each team to present their topic (Total of 10 minutes. 1-2 minutes for each recorder
and positive feedback from facilitators)
• Ask the student what are the skills for Vocal Variety. (2 minutes)
1. Do;s and don’ts for choosing words
2. Ways to use visual aids to enhance a speech Articulation

Professionalism and good impression


Apply Your skills (30 minutes)
1. Provide many suggested topics
2. Each student picks a topic of his/her choice
3. Organize the thought and write down the speech outline (2 minutes)
4. Apply your skills to a speech and present it to the class (Total of 48 minutes. 1-2 minutes for
each student and 0.5 minute for feedback)
5. Closing
• Each student tells one presentation skill that he/she has learned from the workshop.
• Present certificate of complete to students.