Oct 24th 2016

Presentations: Speaking so that People Listen (Coursera)

Do you have to give presentations in school or at your work? Is it nerve-racking? Then you've come to the right place. Everyone gets a little nervous when they think about having to stand in front of other people and speak intelligently. This course will give you helpful tips for making effective speeches and delivering them well in typical American settings.

You'll learn how to organize a presentation, how to make it memorable, and how to communicate clearly. In the course, you'll have several opportunities to demonstrate the presentation skills that you learn. This will help you gain the experience you need to be more confident when you give a speech in an American classroom or on the job.

Please note that the free version of this class gives you access to all of the instructional videos and handouts. The peer feedback and quizzes are only available in the paid version.

Who is this class for: This course is for learners who need to improve their public speaking skills, either for school or for work.


Week 1: Presentation Introductions

Week 2: What to Include in a Speech

Week 3: Preparing to Present

Week 4: Other Tips for Presenting

Course 2 of 4 in the Learn English: Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening Specialization.