Speech Makeover: An Introduction to Elocution

To register for this event: https://www.macarthurcc.com.au/modules/details?ModuleID=WC1862-16X


Speech Makeover: An Introduction to Elocution

Successful people know that clear, expressive speech is vital, both in business and socially.

Is your speaking style preventing you from achieving your career goals?
Do you want clearer speech and vocal tone? Would you like to improve your spoken English?

Yes! Then this course is for you. Elocution is the skill of clear and expressive speech, especially of distinct pronunciation and articulation and engaging delivery.

Elocution training will help you to:

  • Become an effective speaker
  • Speak naturally with distinct pronunciation and articulation
  • Avoid common grammatical mistakes and poor speech habits
  • Improve your clarity and expressiveness
  • Inject vitality and variety into your delivery
  • Communicate confidently and effectively
  • Reduce nasal tone
  • Use artistic devices to improve your vocal presentation
  • Increase voice projection
  • Feel more confident and more in control

Bring $20 (payable to tutor) for workbook. No concession.

Target audience

This workshop is suitable for anyone wishing to improve their oral communication presentation skills and so improve their career prospects. It is also suitable for speakers of English as a second language who would like to take the next step towards reducing their accent.

Topics include:

  • What is good speech?
  • How speech contributes to our business and social success
  • Characteristics of the Australian accent
  • Recognising and selecting the appropriate Australian accent
  • The difference between formal and colloquial speech
  • The Australian vowel and diphthong sounds and exercises to improve articulation and clarity
  • Common mistakes with grammar and pronunciation
  • Speech mannerisms to avoid
  • The consonant sounds and exercises to improve clarity
  • Voice production and projection
  • The role of breathing in creating good voice
  • Techniques to improve vocal quality and improve the voice
  • Practical exercises to improve your volume and voice projection
  • The artistic techniques used to improve delivery
  • Practical exercises for vocal variety and to maintain audience interest
  • Revision and practice

To register for this event: https://www.macarthurcc.com.au/modules/details?ModuleID=WC1862-16X


Start Time

9:30 am

March 14, 2020

Finish Time

5:00 pm

March 14, 2021

Address

Campbelltown Performing Arts High School