Public speaking is one of the soft skills that many students are interested in. Therefore, the Vietnam – United States Studies Corner cooperated with the Public Affairs Section, U.S.Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City to hold a talk on public speaking skills at the seminar room of the Corner at 9 a.m. on 28th 2014. Over 120 Da Nang University staff and students, and people in Da Nang city attended this talk, delivered by Mr. Geoffrey Bishop, Consulate officer.
Mr. Bishop touched upon qualities of amazing public speakers, the take-away message, emphasized the importance of knowing the material, the room and the equipment required for the talk, knowing the audience, handling audiences and disruption if any. Also, he stressed the speaker’s practice, relaxation and self-confidence, and things to avoid. At the end of the talk was questions and answers.
Several pictures at the talk:
MSc. Le Thi Thanh Nhan
According to Learning & Information Resource Center - www.lirc.udn.vn