Spring 2016

M, T, W – 9am – 9pm

Th, F     – 9am – 5pm

Sunday evening 6-9pm

Email Jane Weber for more information or to schedule an appointment: jlweber@plymouth.edu Please note: Email checked on weekdays only. Writing Center phone: 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

Bubba Miller

“I usually do not re-read my papers too thoroughly, but this time we broke it down from paragraph to paragraph. This allowed me to look at smaller sections and maintain my focus.”
– Bubba Miller

Quotes

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“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.”
– Jack London