Summer 2017

July:
T, W 9am to 5pm
Th 9am to 1pm

August:
M to F 9am to 5pm

We are unstaffed in June, but appointments can be arranged. 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.

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 coversation you can use timing, a look, an inflection. But on the page all you have is commas, dashes, the amount of syllables in a word. When I write, I read everything out loud to get the right rhythm.”
– Fran Lebowitz