Students will learn not just the theory, but also the practice of effective public speaking, including how to analyze the speeches of others, build a strong argument, and speak with confidence and flair. By the end of this course, students will know exactly what makes a truly successful speech and will be able to put that knowledge to practical use.
Lesson 1: Introduction to Rhetoric
Lesson 2: The Influence of Rhetoric
Lesson 3: Listening and Analyzing
Lesson 4: Speaking Strategies
Lesson 5: Building an Argument
Lesson 6: Inductive and Deductive Reasoning
Lesson 7: Speech Writing
Lesson 8: Self-Efficacy and Self-Esteem
Lesson 9: Body Language and Vocal Techniques
Lesson 10: Speech Evaluation
* This course requires you to prove your ability to adhere to the expectations of HHSO prior to being enrolled into it. Therefore, coach approval is required.