Foundational Skills for Effective Public Speaking - 10 Weeks

Foundational Skills for Effective Public Speaking - 10 Weeks

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About this Class

Interested in building your confidence and ability to speak in public? Then this is the class for you! In this group class, students will learn the foundational skills relevant to public speaking. Throughout this class, they will be practicing those skills and receiving guidance from our fantastic Program Leads! 

All Ivy Camps USA classes have a final project that students work towards throughout their time in their class. In this class, students will be working towards a public speaking showcase that will be held on the final day of this program. 

Students will Learn 

  • What efficient body language looks like and what to do with the rest of the body while speaking
  • Methods for overcoming fears and anxieties about speaking in front of others
  • How to identify an audience and cater a speech to target them
  • Strategies for supporting arguments with strong sources and evidence 
  • Ways to pace a speech and the power of a pause 
  • The confidence they need to approach real-life public speaking scenarios
  • How to apply public speaking skills to everyday situations in school and beyond 
  • How to build their skills in areas such as communication, public speaking, confidence, and creativity

Class Logistics & Materials

Class Logistics:

  • All classes are held live and online, starting at the time chosen
  • Classes run 1x per week for 10 weeks
  • Classes will be held on the same day every week 
  • Each class meeting will be 90 minutes (1.5 hours) 
  • Classes will have 1-6 students per class
  • Students will be separated into groups by age
  • The curriculum for each course is written to meet the developmental needs of each age group
  • Classes are taught by our top instructors from Harvard, Yale, MIT, Princeton, & more!

Class Materials: pencil, pen, non-specific materials from around the household, extra paper, printed welcome packet

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Learn From
Instructors from Top US Universities

Help your child advance and improve their public speaking skills by learning from an amazing instructor like...

Name: John Harrington
Major: Linguistics
School: Harvard University


Take part in our
Certificate Pathways

Students who finish the foundation class only need to complete two additional public speaking and debate classes, to be awarded a certificate in this subject.


What Parents are Saying

★★★★★

I was incredibly amazed with him being so engaged online!

Katherine Y.
Mother from the USA
★★★★★

It is an excellent offering because of the way kids are engaged with their instructors, it's very interactive, it's very hands on

Jeffrey A.
Father from Egypt
★★★★★

It was perfect and he was looking forward to class everyday!

Maryam M.
Mother from the USA


Interested in Learning More?

Speak to our staff members today to learn more about how an Ivy Camps USA class can help your student reach their educational goals