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Choosing Your Words:
- How you speak your words matter. It is important to choose your words when you convey your message. What can you consider when you select your words:
- Your Audience: Your audience varies. It may be other professionals or a general audience. The audience can be any type you are reaching out to.
- Use shorter sentences that are easy to understand that will all your audience understand your message.
If you are presenting
- speak clearly that your audience understands you.
- When you speak slow down. Talking fast may cause your audience to unable fully understand you.
- Look at your audience and not the floor, speech etc.
- Include pauses at the end of the sentences
- Practice your speeches before you present.
What to consider in the volume of your voice:
- Volume - to be heard.
- Clarity - to be understood.
- Variety - to add interest.
- Maintain eye contact
- Have your hands to the side
- Use your space on the stage
- Use Technology such as presentations
- Use expressive facial expressions
- Use your voice (do not use ums, do not speak fast etc.)