Fall Semester 2014:

M, T, W  9am-9pm

Th, F      9am-5pm

Sunday  6pm-9pm

Please note: In observance of Fall Holiday, we will be unstaffed on Sunday evening, 10/12, and Monday 10/13 from 9am to 5pm. However, we’ll be staffed Monday evening from 5pm to 9pm.

Email Jane Weber for more information or to schedule an appointment: jlweber@plymouth.edu.         To reach us by phone, call 535-2831.

 

 

 

Speech Preparation and Oral Presentation Assistance

Need assistance with an oral presentation? Have to give a speech? Leading a discussion? The Writing Center is here for you!

We can help you plan your speech with tips and guidance on

  • narrowing your topic
  • analyzing your audience
  • outlining your speech
  • citing sources during your speech
  • using PowerPoint
  • introductions
  • transitions between subtopics, conclusions, or visual aids
  • delivery and speaking
  • speech anxiety

We can also help you select and understand specific kinds of speeches, including

  • Persuasive
  • Motivational
  • Informative
  • Demonstrative
  • Entertaining
  • Special occasions
  • Group presentations
  • Leading a discussion
  • Oral interpretation of literature
  • PowerPoint
  • Presenting a paper

If there is an aspect of your oral presentation not listed above that you would like help with, come visit us and let’s see what we can do to help you.

Testimonials

Julie Doiron

“I loved the atmosphere. I had an awesome experience at the Writing Center and I will definitely be returning.”
- Julie Doiron

Quotes

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“In your writing, be strong, defiant, forbearing. Have a point to make and write to it. Dare to say what you want most to say, and say it as plainly as you can. Whether or not you write well, write bravely.”
- Bill Stout