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Speaking and Presenting: Pitches and Persuasion (Coursera)

The hope good presenters project when pitching their ideas is not naïve hope. They’re not Pollyanna at the podium. Instead, the solutions they offer are supported by research, data, and expertise. This course will teach you how to merge hard facts with an imaginative vision in a way that [...]
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English and Academic Preparation - Pre-Collegiate (Coursera)

The English and Academic Preparation - Pre-Collegiate course is for students with a (minimum) high-intermediate level of English. It is designed to help international students develop the academic skills necessary for success in undergraduate studies at an American university while strengthening their English proficiency. Ideally, prospective students have completed [...]
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Speaking to persuade: Motivating audiences with solid arguments and moving language (Coursera)

In the professional realm, we need to be able to argue without being argumentative. Whether you are fundraising for a nonprofit, pitching a business proposal, or suggesting a change to company policy, you are making arguments. In making the case for your topic, you often want to raise awareness, [...]
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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 [...]
Average: 10 (4 votes)

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. [...]
Average: 7 (4 votes)

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 [...]
Average: 10 (4 votes)

Speaking and Presenting: Conversation Starters (Coursera)

This course will teach you how to build persuasive surprises into your presentations, the kind of surprises that will change how your audience sees a particular situation or proposal and then gets them talking—in a good way. It will also identify several techniques you can use to start (and [...]
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Speaking and Presenting: Tact (Coursera)

To be an effective speaker you don’t need to overwhelm people with your intellect. You don’t need to dazzle them from start to finish. You simply need to give them the sense that what they are receiving was especially prepared with their interests and needs in mind. This course [...]
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Speaking and Presenting: Poise (Coursera)

Poise is not some elusive or innate characteristic. It’s a series of choices, all of which can help you better connect with your intended audience. This course will help you identify those choices and teach you how to consistently make them.
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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 [...]
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