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Public Speaking Course

This course will provide an introduction to the skills and information needed to effectively communicate out loud with an audience. It will help students build confidence, identify their areas of growth, develop their overall English communication skills, conduct effective research, and create and present speeches and projects.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Outline a speech (which can also be converted to outlining a paper)
  • Conduct effective research
  • Correctly cite sources
  • Clearly and concisely relay information
  • Support a claim with evidence in order to persuade
  • Provide peer feedback
  • Plan and present information for a specific audience

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

Students will have reviewed all of the major types of speeches. Students will create several short speeches to present to small and whole group. Students will have also created and presented projects based on research and effective communication skills acquired in the course.Students will also compile a “study guide” with handouts, vocabulary, and other resources.

Amanda R., M.A.

UX/UI Designer at Fairpixels

B.A., Central Michigan University
M.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Writing Instructor, College Counselor at Knovva

Amanda is an award-winning teacher with 17+ years of experience teaching at top-ranked public and private schools in the US and UK. She was also a summer camp counselor on the campuses of Stanford University, Emory University, and UC Berkeley. She uses cutting edge learning strategies, and is adept at working with students who speak multiple languages. As a writing instructor, Amanda has a deep passion for College Readiness, English, writing, research, and public speaking. She

Related Skills

  • Speech-writing
  • Peer feedback
  • Researching

Our Schedule


Public Speaking course 20 Lessons

90 minutes per lesson

Date and Time

Feb 12 – April 30, 2022
10:00 AM ET Saturday


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