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Speaking to Inspire: Ceremonial and Motivational Speeches (Coursera)

The most memorable speeches inspire, entertain, and praise. By blending stories and eloquence, great speeches highlight the core values motivating an audience. You might need to do this in a keynote address, a eulogy, or simply a business meeting. Inspiring audiences is a common, but difficult writing challenge. You [...]

Training and Practicing in English Public Speaking (Coursera)

Professor Zhang is Central South University’s top training coach in English speaking and interpreting contests and has engaged in teaching and research on English speaking and interpreting as well as competition training for more than ten years.

Cómo hablar bien en público (Coursera)

Cada día es más importante hablar bien en público. La mejor oratoria es la que permite al orador conseguir los objetivos que se había planteado. Contrariamente a la creencia común, la necesidad de una buena oratoria no es exclusiva de ciertos grupos profesionales, sino que todas las personas deberían [...]

Speaking to inform: Discussing complex ideas with clear explanations and dynamic slides (Coursera)

In the professional realm, most speeches and presentations we give are informative in scope. A scientist needs to explain her recent research findings. A financial officer needs to report on quarterly earnings to his company’s board. A technology professional needs to educate a consumer about a new product. Any [...]

Successful Presentation (Coursera)

Few kinds of communication can have the effect of a powerful presentation. Even a short speech can motivate people to change long-held beliefs or to take action, and a wonderfully delivered speech can transform a normal person into a leader. In this course, Prof. William Kuskin provides a series [...]

Speak English Professionally: In Person, Online & On the Phone (Coursera)

Do you want to speak better English? This course will help you reach that goal. Speak English Professionally: In person, Online and On the Phone will boost your English speaking skills. In this 5 week course, you will learn how to identify and make a strong personal introduction. [...]

Oral Communication for Engineering Leaders (Coursera)

Taught by Rice University communication faculty from the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL). This course covers core topics in oral communication: Communication strategy, content, data visualization, and delivery. You’ll learn key principles in: Creating a communication strategy; Developing a clear message and organizing persuasive content; Creating strong visual [...]

Introduction to Public Speaking (Coursera)

This course gives you a reliable model for preparing and delivering effective presentations. In business, in school, and in public life, we are often called upon to “make a few comments.” Often, people tasked with such speeches become flummoxed. They might not know what to talk about, or ramble [...]

Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasive Writing and Public Speaking (edX)

Gain critical communication skills in writing and public speaking with this introduction to American political rhetoric. This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of rhetoric, the art of persuasive writing and speech.