Fall 2016

M, T, W 9am to 9pm
Th, F 9am to 5pm
Sunday evening 6pm to 9pm

For more information on our services or to schedule an appointment, please contact Jane Weber: jlweber@plymouth.edu or 535-2831.

Please note: Replies to requests received over the weekend will be answered on the following Monday.

 

 

 

 

 

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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“When you are writing you must assume that the next thing you put down belongs not for reasons of logic, good sense, or narrative developments, but because you put it there.”
– Richard Hugo