Speaking Blog


This Speaking Blog is a journal that keeps you informed of any updates and additions to my site. It.......

lets you know when new articles have been added,

informs you when new informative speech topics have been written,

points out books, courses and other learning aids you might miss.

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Dec 11, 2017

Best Man's Speech

How to give a good Best Man's speech

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Dec 07, 2017

New Year's Resolution

Make gaining confidence when speaking yor New Year's Resolution in 2018

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Jul 04, 2017

Online courses

A summary of my available online courses

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Feb 12, 2017

Help Children to Speak

How can you help children to speak confidently using sentences?

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Jul 07, 2016

Elocution in Portugal

Improve your confidence when speaking English or indulge in your love of Poetry or Shakespeare

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Nov 11, 2015

Show and Tell

Children from all around the world are having to present a Show and Tell at school

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Nov 16, 2014

Continuing professional Development

Continuing professional Development - being able to speak clearly and confidently improves both your professional and personal life.

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Sep 30, 2014

Feedback

Feedback for elocution lessons

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Aug 11, 2014

Speech Festivals and Competitions

Speech Festivals and Competitions

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Aug 08, 2014

Lose your accent

Lose your accent - reduce your accent

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May 04, 2014

Elocution DVD The Basics

This elocution DVD shows you how to speak clearly with expression. This is all the information that would be covered in the first two private one to one lessons

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Feb 14, 2014

Victoria College Exams

Victoria College was founded in 1890 and is an independent examination body. I enter pupils for the Speech and Drama section

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Dec 12, 2013

Id-E-Milad speech

Giving an Id-E-Milad Speech does not have to be difficult

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Nov 30, 2013

New Era Academy

New Era Academy exams can be taken in various subjects and UCAS points are available.

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Nov 23, 2013

Speaking in Public

Speaking in Public - two hour workshops in Dorset. Learn all the basics of confident speaking.

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Nov 21, 2013

Sports Communication

You may be brilliant at your sport but can you communicate your ideas to your athletes?

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Nov 19, 2013

Public Speaking

Public Speaking doesn't just mean speaking to large groups of people, it may be only 4 people!

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Nov 18, 2013

Give a wedding speech with confidence and clarity.

Giving a wedding speech can be very frightening learn the tricks of the trade here and book a lesson if you live in Dorset or West London.

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Nov 06, 2013

Lamda Ucas points

How to gain Lamda Ucas points to add to your A level points. Start earning these points before you start your A level courses.

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Nov 22, 2012

Stammering and Stuttering

Elocution lessons in Dorset specifically aimed at people who stammer or stutter

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What people say.....

You are a "Guru" (teacher) in the true sense of the word, as you impart and share your knowledge in totality, and I'm lucky to have you as a teacher. Kavita.

I would like to thank you for helping me have confidence in my speech today. It is because of you I did much better than I have before when presenting as speech. I was a little shaky, but other than that my voice sounded fine and I pronounced every word slowly and with emphasis on those that I wanted people to hear! Elections are tomorrow. Without you, this would not have happened! You are an inspiration! Thank you so much, Joe from New York

At the end of last term my son went for head boy and delivered an amazing speech, something we never imagined he would put himself forward for. Many of the teachers complimented him and were taken aback by his confidence and presence, he buzzed with excitement for days afterwards and said he loved speaking in public. It is through all your hard work that he has this turn around in his approach to speaking and for this we will be forever grateful. Elaine

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