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Public Speaking Institute

Too many young people have something to say but do not have the tools to speak in public effectively and with comfort. By building superior speaking skills, students will prepare to excel in school, attain their dream jobs, defend their beliefs and values, and become leaders in their schools and communities. During this 1 week program, students will work on everything from eye contact to posture, to body language, to articulation and tone. Students will write and develop a mini Ted Talk presentation on a topic of their choice. They start by performing a number of pre-written speeches in order to learn delivery, timing, and intonation. When students display comfort with delivery, they will begin to construct speeches based on their interests. Students learn to choose topics, establish captivating introductions, organize speech content, and deliver compelling conclusions! This is a good program for beginners and more experienced speakers alike!

Age Group

6th Grade to 9th Grade (Ages 11 to 14)

Who will like this Course?

Interested in Public Speaking

Recommended Prerequisites

June 1 to 5 - Monday to Friday

Our Lady of the Lake University - Houston Campus (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)

June 8 to 12 - Monday to Friday

Nolan Ryan Jr. High School (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)

June 15 to 19 - Monday to Friday

Cornerstone Christian Academy (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)

June 22 to 26- Monday to Friday

UH-Downtown (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)

June 29 - July 2 - Monday to Thursday

St. Thomas More Parish School (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)

July 6 to 10 - Monday to Friday

Faith West School (Full Day Session - 9 am to 4 pm)

Full Day (ONE Week)

Tuition: $ 279

On or Before March 31, 2020
$ 259
April 1, 2020 to May 18, 2020
$ 269
On or After May 19, 2020
$ 279

University of Houston-Downtown
1 Main Street, Suite 716N
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 221-8032