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17 Pages
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25 Feb 2010 – The following list of top ten fears is taken from. The Book of Lists: The Book of Lists: 10. Dogs. 9. Loneliness. 8. Flying. 7. Death. 6. Sickness. 5.

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Liz Wittner
 
 
February 25, 2010
 
 
The following list of top ten fears is taken from    10. Dogs 9. Loneliness 8. Flying 7. Death 6. Sickness 5. Deep Water . nanc a ro ems 3. Insects and Bugs 2. Heights     Speaking in front of a group!
3 Volunteers Needed
1) Using the Whole Instrument ¾ The importance of breathing ¾ Speaking as a physical act ¾ Pitch, intonation, stress
2) Crossing the Language Barrier ¾ Addressing the language issue  
¾ Speech rate ¾ Visual aids ¾ Checking in ¾ Providing a sound structure ¾ Sign-posting
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Monotonous speech induces sleep
Intonation and enthusiasm
English uses stress and pitch to emphasize important points
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Highlights new, contrasting, important
 
Louder Longer Pitch change
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
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Lets continue our discussion of pol tion./ Yesterday
we defined pollution./ Today well talk about the impact
of pollution/ and its far reaching ef ects. Many people
think that pollution is a problem for sc entists/but its
not just a problem for scientists./Its a problem that
affects everyone. / Because it affects human ives/ its a
health problem./ Because it affects p perty/ its an
economic problem./ And because it affects our
appreciation of nature/ its a aest etic problem.
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Begin by being up front, but dont apo
Use visual aids.
Slow down.
Read the audience.
Check in early and often.
ogize!
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Restate
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