Category Archives: Improving Speaking Skills

What were they thinking? Some notes on word use

What were they thinking? Some notes on word use

Pet Peeves With Words By Featured Speaker Ric Morgan No man is exempt from saying silly things; the mischief is to say them deliberately. – Michel de Montaigne It’s a miracle that anyone can learn American English. The language is full of things that make absolutely no sense, and there […]

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Five Tips for Giving Oral Presentations

Five Tips for Giving Oral Presentations

1. Use simple, easy to understand visuals Visuals often help make a concept clearer than mere words can. This is especially true of difficult to understand and/or visualize scientific or technical information. Your visuals should be easy to understand quickly. Use a lot of white space. Use imagery over text, […]

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