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.







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.


Meredith Schulman

“My visit to the Writing Center was helpful because I was able to read my paper, find things I wanted to change, and have another helpful opinion added in.”
– Meredith Schulman


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“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.”
– Joseph Addison