April 20th, 2011
The same skills that we use for public speaking also apply to a wide range of oral communication—interviews, discussions, meetings, and presentations. So why is the teaching of speaking skills often limited to public speaking class?
In this short video, Erik Palmer, author of the new book Well Spoken: Teaching Speaking to All Students, explains why speaking skills are so important, both academically and in life, and introduces six essential skills using the mnemonic PVLEGS:
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