We offer Public Speaking for Non-Actors evening courses detailed in the “Current and Upcoming Options” boxes below, as well as more specialized Corporate Training and One-to-One Tuition.
THESE COURSES LISTED BELOW WILL FILL FAR IN ADVANCE SO RESERVE ASAP TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.
“All Levels Wecomed” (5 nights)- Reserving Now! “One Day Saturday Intensive” (All levels with Video Playback)- Reserving Now! “Improvers/Experienced Level with Video Playback” (3 nights)- Next Option to be finalized for spring 2018
RESERVING NOW for AUTUMN 2017 and WINTER 2018. SEE DETAILS BELOW!
You cannot separate the voice from the person. Each voice is the unique expression of the individual personality. These course options are designed to allow each individual to fully explore their own voice and to discover and develop their unique style of presentation. We encourage each participant to recognize any unhelpful physical or vocal habits that create barriers and limit their ability to communicate with confidence and ease, and to work towards eliminating them. You will be introduced to exercises designed to assist ease of delivery, to eliminate unnecessary tension and improve posture, together with techniques to improve the quality and tone of the voice and to develop greater flexibility, resonance and depth.
As always, our class size is limited to 12 students maximum in order provide the highest level of tuition.
CURRENT “PUBLIC SPEAKING FOR NON-ACTORS” COURSE OPTIONS LISTED BELOW!
SOME QUOTES FROM OUR MANY TESTIMONIALS:
“…This course was absolutely instrumental in my getting over a crippling fear. I can’t recommend this course enough!”
. – Ciara Boylan, Dublin
“… How could I have imagined that I was going to be so lucky to find the perfect course. I have to thank Ann and the rest of the group for this amazing journey. I see things now from a different point of view. I have seen myself doing presentations and actually enjoying doing them. Ann is just fantastic…. ”
. – Virginia Rumbao Real, Dublin
“…I had been apprehensive, but was very impressed by the lead-in, then the practical approach and critiques… For me, it covered all I needed… the trainer was super. (Public Speaking: Find Your Voice course with Kathleen Warner Yeates) – Lorraine Curran, Parliamentary Assistant Oireachtas
“…workshop taught me to trust myself to cope with pressurized public speaking. I am far more natural and beginning to enjoy it! “ (Instructor, Kathleen Warner Yeates)
– Deirdre SmithGreen Point Consulting and Independent Director
Click here to see these and more detailed TESTIMONIALS for this course and others!
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Current & Upcoming Options
Course #13: One Day Saturday Intensive - All Levels Welcomed - Video Playback
This is a one-day Saturday Intensive workshop designed for those who wish to improve their ability to speak for personal or professional reasons. Participants for this workshop must come prepared to speak for approximately 5 minutes on the topic of their choosing. They will learn specific preparation techniques to counter-act nervous tension, develop more complete vocal connection, and will receive tips for structuring various types of talks, formal and informal. They will be able to view Video Playback of their prepared presentation and receive supportive guidance from the instructor. This course is suitable for marketing presentations, new chairpersons, wedding speeches, presenting academic papers, and anyone seeking to improve their communication skills.
When: Saturday, November 11th, 10:00am-4:00pm, with a short lunch break to access food at local shops.
Where: Ireland Institute, 27 Pearse Street, Dublin (near Tara Street , next to Trinity Capital Hotel)
Course #12: 5-week Public Speaking- All Levels Welcomed - RESERVING NOW!
Many people feel uncomfortable when speaking in public or addressing large groups. Our carefully planned workshops will provide you with the skills to present and speak in public with confidence. This course is designed for those who wish to improve their ability to speak for personal or professional reasons. Participants will be guided through the preparation and presentation of various types of talks, formal and informal, while working in a supportive environment. In this practical course, students will be given the specific techniques and opportunity to engage with their audience with confidence and poise, increase vocal resonance, manage nervous tension, and develop dynamic content. Guidance will be given on the use of notes and visual aids.
Fees: €220, minimum non-refundable deposit of €100 due within 3 business days of reservation, remaining balance due in full December 27th, two weeks prior to the start of the course. (Refundable only in the event of Flying Turtle cancellation) No credit or refund if student misses class.
Course #: 3-week Public Speaking Intensive with Video Playback - Experienced/Improvers Level - Options being finalized for Spring 2018!
What are the attributes of a good speaker? A good speaker is:
At ease with his or herself
Do you want to grab the attention of your audience and hold on to it? Do you want to be able to stand in front of a group of people, known and unknown, and speak with confidence and conviction? Do you want your ideas to be taken seriously, to deliver your message clearly and confidently and be sure that it is understood?
Our advanced course is designed for those who have some experience of speaking in public, either for work or for social organizations, or for those who have previously completed one of our foundation courses. A video playback session during this course will encourage you to develop awareness of any vocal and physical habits that limit your ability to communicate effectively.
Participants will be guided through the preparation and presentation of various types of talks, formal and informal. They will be given the opportunity to engage with their audience with confidence and poise, and understand techniques for Q & A sessions. Guidance will be given on the use of notes and visual aids.
PLEASE COME TO THE FIRST CLASS PREPARED TO SPEAK FOR 5 MINUTES ON THE TOPIC OF YOUR CHOICE.
When: Next Option Spring 2018 to be finalized.
Where: Ireland Institute, 27 Pearse Street, Dublin (near Tara Street , next to Trinity City Hotel)
Fees: €140 total, a minumum non-refundable deposit of €50 due within 3 business days of reservation, remaining balance due in full two weeks prior to the start of the course. (Refundable only in the event of Abbey School cancellation) No credit or refund if student misses class.