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Would you like to enhance your public speaking and communication skills? Join us for this professional 6-week online workshop.

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First Oakville Toastmasters Club Hosts Free Public Speaking Workshop Series

First Oakville Toastmasters is pleased to host an engaging Toastmasters Communication Workshop for residents of the Oakville community. This special condensed workshop is designed to give non-Toastmasters experience and confidence in public speaking.

When?

The workshop series begins Thursday, February 25, 2021, at 7:30 pm on Zoom. Attend a 2-hour workshop every week for 6 weeks (ending April 1, 2021).

What you will learn?

The basics of public speaking and communication skills, including:

• How to organize your speech to convey your message

• How to use your body language to support your message

• How to use your voice to support your message

• How to avoid the use of filler words and sounds so your presentation will flow smoothly

What are the benefits?

• Mentoring from experienced Toastmaster members

• Practice and feedback

• Workbook and access to materials

• Supportive environment

• Lessons in how to best communicate your message

• A certificate of completion

First Oakville Toastmasters is offering all of this free of charge!!!

*Note: there is a nominal material fee of $15 for the workbook.

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First Oakville Toastmasters has been offering education in these speaking and leadership skills for more than 62 years, helping generations of local people grow in their professional and personal lives. Speechcraft gives people the chance to learn these skills in an engaging, fun, short course. We look forward to helping many Oakville residents achieve their best.

Participants will complete projects that are outlined in the books. Each participant will be mentored during the program, giving each person one-on-one support from an experienced Toastmaster.

To learn more about the workshop click Here

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FAQ:

Is there an age limit?

Participants must be 18 years of age or older.

How does the workshop work?

You will experience a wide range of communication experiences. You will receive a Toastmasters Speechcraft Handbook and other valuable reference materials. The initial prepared speeches are designed with the novice speaker in mind. No experience is needed. A variety of assigned short speeches helps you develop confidence and competency. After giving a short, prepared speech, you receive a constructive speech evaluation.

How will I benefit from the workshop?

By participating in a Speechcraft program, you will learn how to speak without fear in front of small and large groups of people and to prepare effective speeches in a limited time frame. You will improve your presentation skills and win the respect and admiration of your colleagues. You will also learn to lead effective meetings and increase your management potential.

What if I want to keep learning after the workshop is over?

You can visit a Toastmasters Club such as First Oakville Toastmasters and for a small semi-annual fee to become a member. This will give you the opportunity to participate in weekly meetings and have access to a full range of resources. First Oakville Toastmasters meets every Thursday evening from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. Please see our website at www.firstoakvilletoastmasters.org

What is Toastmasters?

Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Our organization has more than 358,000 memberships. Members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 16,800 clubs in 143 countries that make up our global network of meeting locations.

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- For more information please email vpmemfotm@gmail.com or sjenkins1076@gmail.com

- Register early; spots are limited.

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