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French language trainer: How do I become one

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 Rahul Rai (August 05, 2015)  French language trainer: How do I become one? French language is one of the most beautiful languages in the world. At one point in history, French language was more popular than the English language. And it still is one of the most sought after foreign languages. French is the official language in almost 30 countries around the globe and every year thousands of students take up French .. (Public Speaking)

Essential Qualities in a Great Leader

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 Rahul Rai (April 22, 2015)  Whether you are leading a nation or a team in a corporate or heading an institute or the cricket team in your college, it takes great leadership skills and qualities to successfully lead a team. If you are wondering what are the qualities that makes a great leader. Read the following: Exemplary character: Character is the most important quality in a great leader or someone who wants to . (Public Speaking)

Outstanding Translation Expertise Converted To A Smart Revenue Stream

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 Rachelle Santos (April 14, 2012)  Simply being bilingual is already something. How much more if you know a wide range of languages? If you are multilingual, it is truly advisable to use your skills. There is a lot of prospects for a person who understands several languages both spoken and written. There are home based positions, translations and interpretation careers, and also online teaching. At present, several .. (Public Speaking)

Surviving Presentation Planning in 4 Easy Steps

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 Milly Sonneman (December 29, 2011)  Big presentation coming up? No doubt you are wracking your brain, and quite possibly tearing your hair out trying to plan the best way to present your story. If you have any leeway in your presentation, here's how the process usually goes: You take a huge amount of data and toss it onto your desk or desktop. Then while wrestling the elephant, you remember a bit of news that should be .. (Public Speaking)

The Most Dreaded Words In Public Speaking

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 Milly Sonneman (December 17, 2011)  You walk into the office, mentally planning all the things you have to do today. But suddenly, you get a tap on the shoulder. "Pop in to our conference and give a 15-minute overview of your project. There's an important client who needs to hear it. “ Instead of feeling elated at the opportunity - how do you really feel? Nervous? Anxious? Like you'd rather be anywhere else? Many .. (Public Speaking)

How to build self-confidence in Public Speaking

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 Eyros Alba (December 02, 2011)  Self-confidence is a very important thing a public speaker should gain yet many struggle to obtain it. If one does not have enough confidence in him self and takes on the stage to speak in front of many people, tendencies are he might not have the strength to even start his speech, or mess it all up on the way and be embarrassed vowing not to speak in public ever again. It is a good .. (Public Speaking)

Funny things you can do in the Halloween

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 Della Jiang (October 28, 2011)  Remember getting all dressed in your costume to go trick-or-treating? Pure spooky joy. To keep it fun, everyone needs to stay safe. Here are some helpful tips to make sure your kids have a healthy and happy Halloween. Give away something other than candy. (Toothpicks, golf balls, bags of sand, etc. ) Wait behind the door until some people come. When they get near the door, jump out, .. (Public Speaking)

Shane Radbone Corporate Bio

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 Shane Radbone (July 11, 2011)  Young, dynamic and highly successful Shane founded his own business, Executive Fitness Management at age 20 in 1991. After a successful career in football that took him as high as playing for Essendon, Shane appreciated the need to have more than just sport in his portfolio. However taking his on field attitude to the corporate arena, Executive Fitness Management (EFM) grew into .. (Public Speaking)

Woodburning Stoves Versus Multifuel Stoves

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 Scott Morris (February 15, 2011)  Woodburning Stoves versus Multi-Fuel Stoves Riddle Me This. . . Woodburning stoves pre-date the bulk accessibility to coal, as well as early part of its progression appeared to be relying on the shape and burning qualities connected with split logs. These kinds of aspects determine a generally broad rectangular firebox form, maximising the size of log that is loaded, and allowing .. (Public Speaking)

Best Public Speaking Tips

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 Jack Jackson (February 15, 2011)  Facing up to and overcoming challenges is an essential part of life. Lots of people are called on to to deal with the challenge of giving a speech. Some appear to have no real problem with just simply overcoming that challenge and succeeding. Some people apparently struggle without achieving significant results. Why's this? Why's it like that? Just what are the differences that mean .. (Public Speaking)

Quit Using PowerPoint In Public Presentations

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 Jack Jackson (February 07, 2011)  Ever thought about attempting to stop using slideshare in public speaking ? A number of people have responded “yes" and gone on to actually do it. The majority of folks just think it over briefly, then never do anything whatsoever about it Most think that it's a lot more difficult than it is really, so that they never start out. Others are put off by the quantity of work they .. (Public Speaking)

Most Common Mistakes Of Public Speakers

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 Jack Jackson (February 07, 2011)  Knowing just what you should do and knowing how to do a thing is very important. Naturally, it is also important to know the right way to get it done. But you can not stop there, that is not enough by itself. It is also important to know what you should NOT do, what errors to avoid. For that reason you need to find out which are the typical mistakes made by others to make certain you .. (Public Speaking)

The Golden Rules of Public Speaking

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 Jack Jackson (February 03, 2011)  In every possible field in your life you encounter some rules that are Golden, rules that really apply. Once you discover them it is best to remember and do not forget them. Whatever task you undertake, whatever goal you aspire to, you will encounter Golden Rules to show you how, you just need to find them. Here are my 5 best Golden Rules to Speaking In Public. Golden Rule # 1, Don't .. (Public Speaking)

The skin noodles shoe export in Wenzhou United States market increases

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 Emily Ben (January 11, 2011)  The Hui is astute to make November 6 of shoe net of Xun, . Skin noodles shoe export in Wenzhou EU is not"bright", the United States is “bright", . The market in the United States greatly has the power that replace EU, . May become skin noodles shoe in Wenzhou the biggest export market. Lately statistics according to the immigration examination medical inspection bureau in Wenzhou, . (Public Speaking)

The Best Way To Lay Down Carpet Tiles And Choosing The Ideal Tools For The Task

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 Scott Morris (December 03, 2010)  The way to Place Carpet Tiles and Choosing the ideal Tools for the task Lay carpet tiles effortlessly by using these basic steps Draper Hand Tools you’ll need:Carpet tilesAdhesiveDraper Tape measureStringChalkProfile gauge (What’s this? It’s a tool that helps reproduce angles, for example when you’re laying .. (Public Speaking)

How to Speak in Different Accents

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 Karen Christel Gaza (October 18, 2010)  An accent is a manner of delivering words or group of words at any given language with style and confidence. It varies greatly on the region or country that a speaker resides and grew up to. Learning how to speak in different accents is hard and frustrating at first but can be achieved through constant practice and application. It will generally take years to perfectly deliver and .. (Public Speaking)

Britney Spears - princess of pop

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 Andr Iva (September 07, 2010)  Unless you are living under a rock, you know who Britney Spears is. She's the most famous 19 year old in the music industry. She has outsold and broken records set by artists years before she was even born. Her first record “Baby… One More Time" made her the youngest artist in Soundscan history to have a certified RIAA 12 times platinum record. Every few days a potential .. (Public Speaking)

The Strategic mind-set of pillars!

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 Joyce Conceicao (August 19, 2010)  Mark Amabile is OMD CFO/EVP. . The firm takes pride in delivering innovative media solutions to their clients’ marketing challenges at the best possible prices. Mark Amabile is crowned with qualities like Uncompromising Integrity, Ethical Standards, Strategic Vision and Leadership Skills which add shimmers in the character of this astounding personality. Mark Amabile believes that . (Public Speaking)

What Are Challenges of Human Rights to United Nation

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 G S Virk (July 02, 2010)  Did United Nations activities in human rights were effective in supporting developing countries to fight hunger, women, malnutrition, disease and poverty and the right to development? Did United Nations activities of human rights have been effective in dealing with terrorists and bad people and the country of state terrorists. The Human Rights of the UN is an organization of the 20th .. (Public Speaking)

Speech Preparation – What to Know Before Writing Your Speech

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 Karinya Monnie (May 18, 2010)  Whether the occasion is formal or informal, large or small, there are several things you should find out before you commence writing your speech. While you may be keen to get started, before you write your speech you should gather as much information as you can about the situation or environment, the audience and the message you have been asked to deliver. The more you know before you .. (Public Speaking)

The Art Of Public Speaking For Those Who Fear Speaking In Public

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 Karinya Monnie (April 30, 2010)  Communication skills training, presentation skills courses and speaking training for public speakers are waiting for you on the internet. Do you have a fear of public speaking? Can you prepare a speech? Do you want to improve your communication skills? Are presentation skills training and communication training options for me? The fear of speaking in public is one of the most .. (Public Speaking)

Prepare a Great Speech - Refer to Maid of Honor Speech Example Online

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 Bruce Markey (February 13, 2010)  Even a simple thought of public speaking can make you have butterflies in stomach. In case, this time you have been selected as maid of honor in your sister’s wedding, you have enough reasons to be afraid! But can you escape it? If not, then it is better to start preparing yourself well before the final day so that you can avoid all the jittering and stammering that you are used .. (Public Speaking)

Make a Memorable Funeral – Take the Help of Eulogy Sample Kit

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 Bruce Markey (February 06, 2010)  What can be more painful than losing someone you love? But then, death does not stop the flow of lives of others and funeral brings certain unavoidable formalities that have to be done properly. One of such formalities is delivering eulogy speech in the memory of the deceased. Remember, a great eulogy makes great funeral. A well-presented eulogy makes a remarkable and poignant .. (Public Speaking)

Ease Your Task of Maid of Honor Speech – Buy Online Sample Kit

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 Bruce Markey (February 03, 2010)  Is this the first time you have been selected as a maid of honor for your best friend’s marriage? Place of maid of honor has always been considered as relevant. Position of maid of honor generally is attributed to sister, cousin, or to bosom friends. Becoming a maid of honor and delivering maid of honor speech are of tremendous honor and remember not all people get this chance to .. (Public Speaking)

How to study Portuguese online in an easy way?

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 Georgiy Kharchenko (December 21, 2009)  There are so many types of online learning programs available today with the advent of the Internet. These online learning programs have aim to create a free social network on which individuals from different countries can meet each other and learn languages. You can learn a language for free by meeting members who speak other languages and teaching each other or you can pay to teachers . (Public Speaking)

What Makes A Good Motivational Speaker?

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 Eldon Montgomery (November 29, 2009)  Eldon Montgomery is a dedicated motivational speaker who delivers speeches during seminars and other events all over the country in major cites to empower the lives of individuals through workshops, seminars, and other event functions. He is a motivational speaker who delivers speeches to his audiences through his life experience, his education, and his work with other people from all .. (Public Speaking)

Speakers - Setting Fees For Workshops and Other Speaking Engagements (Purposely Not Called 'Gigs')

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 Meggin McIntosh (January 23, 2009)  Speakers (of every different ilk, i. e. , keynoters, workshop leaders, consultants, trainers, etc. ) often wonder what to charge and how to decide their fees. Since I have been a speaker (in all of these roles) for many years, I've given this question a fair amount of consideration. Here are some ideas on how to determine your fee: Sometimes, I do have a flat fee, but rarely. For .. (Public Speaking)

Overcoming Public Speaking Nerves For That Perfect Speech

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 Trevor Johnson (January 23, 2009)  The fear of speaking in public is quite common. In fact, it is said that it is the most common fear among people around the world. Even individuals who must speak in public frequently occasionally experience a bout of nerves when they must give a speech. Nevertheless, it is important to learn tips for overcoming public speaking nerves. If you avoid speaking in public because of your .. (Public Speaking)

Relaxation Techniques For Public Speaking

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 Trevor Johnson (January 23, 2009)  Relaxation techniques for public speaking can be tremendously important in helping you to overcome the nerves that commonly precede speaking in public. You may be surprised to learn that even people who must speak in public on a regular basis often experience a case of the nerves. The difference is that they know how to utilize relaxation techniques for public speaking to help them calm . (Public Speaking)

Improve Your Presentation Skills With These Simple Tips

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 John Z Birch (January 22, 2009)  Being good at public speaking is difficult to master for most people. Standing in front of a group of people and talking about a subject can be a threatening experience. If you do find that you suffer from similar problems then why not look into presentation skills training. Presentation skills training will help your conference management skills improve as well so that you can handle .. (Public Speaking)

Public Speaking - Use Cell Phones to Add Pizazz to Your Meetings

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 Ken Okel (January 22, 2009)  Usually when you think of cell phones and meeting you think of someone's loud ring tones going off in the middle of a session. Let's face it: The phones are not going away anytime soon. So why not use this technology to add a little fun to your next meeting? Take Some Pictures: During your talk have everyone take out their phones and take a picture. It can be of anything in the room. .. (Public Speaking)

Your Voice is You - Make the Most of It

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 Bill Lampton, Ph.D. (January 22, 2009)  Your phone rings. You answer, and the caller says hello, without identifying herself. Yet immediately you recognize her voice-even though you haven't spoken with her in more than ten years. How are you able to do that? There's no mystery here, for voices are highly distinct and distinguishable, sort of our “signature in sound. " Your voice is you. That being the case, you'll want . (Public Speaking)

Public Speaking - Why Audience Contact is Essential

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 Kevin Sailey (January 22, 2009)  Not only is it a really big fear for people to stand before a large audience and speak, but maintaining eye contact with them can be a real scare. If you don't maintain eye contact though you stand to lose your credibility. Anything that you say will seem quite doubtful to your listeners. There are ways to give your audience the contact they need in order to get your points across .. (Public Speaking)

Maintaining Good Audience Contact is a Public Speaking Must

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 Kevin Sailey (January 22, 2009)  Most people are afraid to speak before large crowds. This is even intensified when these crowds are made up of people who they do not know. Well if you're to be a great public speaker, you must learn how to make good eye contact with your audience. You can't be too stuck on your notes or else you'll appear unnatural and no one will take what you have to say seriously. So how do you .. (Public Speaking)

Want Guaranteed No-Fail Public Speaking? It's As Easy As Web 2.0

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 Susan Trivers (January 21, 2009)  What comes to your mind when you read or hear “Web 2.0" or “social networking"? You think LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and others. You also think “connection" and “keeping in touch. " And you get a certain sense of satisfaction as you accumulate followers and friends and connections. The more you are connected, the more widely your ideas are disseminated. In the .. (Public Speaking)

Public Speaking - 3 Tips Anyone Can Use Today

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 Nick Ruotolo (January 21, 2009)  Dave turned and faced the group. As he looked at the 24 people seated in the meeting room, he felt his pulse quicken, his hands grew damp, and his face hot. Remembering an old public speaking trick he read in a magazine, he tried to imagine the group in their underwear. Now his face grew even hotter and he was certain his neck was starting to splotch red. “Good afternoon, " he .. (Public Speaking)

Why the Soft-Spoken Voice Does Not Sell

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 Nancy Daniels (January 16, 2009)  When people ask you to repeat yourself, do you think that you have been speaking loudly enough? Do you often get interrupted when you are talking? Do you feel that no one is listening to you? If you are soft-spoken, I'm sure that I just hit a nerve. You are being talked over or interrupted because those of us with larger voices tire of straining to hear you, tire of asking you to repeat . (Public Speaking)

Motivational Speaking - You Will Be Inspired by It

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 Jason Dorsey (January 15, 2009)  We live in busy times where we have no time for ourselves. Today, depression and tension go hand in hand with our daily lives. Many people are greatly surrounded by depression. We need some booster to help us move up in life. Motivation is providing enthusiasm. Motivational speakers are inspirational both to the one who is the speaker as well as to the listener. Motivation can uplift .. (Public Speaking)

Declutter Your Presentation

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 Gilda Bonanno (January 14, 2009)  A cluttered home or office can overwhelm you and make it difficult for you to find anything. Likewise, a cluttered presentation can overwhelm your audience and make it difficult for them to find your message. Here's how to cut out the clutter in your presentation so your message is easy to find and understand: 1. Cut Out the Extra Material Before you deliver a presentation, be clear .. (Public Speaking)

Use a Microphone Like a Pro

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 Gilda Bonanno (January 14, 2009)  If you have the option of using a microphone for your next presentation, use it. You will be able to speak at your normal volume while also allowing the audience to hear you without difficulty. Here are five tips on how to use a microphone effectively, without it being distracting: 1.  Practice If you've never used a microphone before, using it flawlessly for the first time in front of . (Public Speaking)

The Value of Your Story

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 Pamela Ziemann (January 14, 2009)  In the Industrial Age, the idea of spending time and money to understand our “why I'm alive story" didn't make a lot of sense. It was obvious. We were alive to work (mostly in a robotic manner) for the denser, material world. But as we rapidly shift into the new age of humanity, the dynamics of what will make our business successful is also shifting. An intangible, self-revealing .. (Public Speaking)

The Courage to Speak

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 Anthony Troiano (January 14, 2009)  The fear of public speaking gets everyone a nervous, even the seasoned veteran has moments which he or she finds uncomfortable.   Practice will help you find your groove, and develop you own style and delivery method.   A sense of humor is important, and everyone should have a joke or two which can lighten the subject matter and put everyone at ease. Remember, if you don't find the .. (Public Speaking)

Professional Speakers - Getting Paid For Speaking

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 Cathleen Fillmore (January 13, 2009)  Once you've written your speech, practice by yourself, in front of a trusted person and then in front of a larger group. Until you're a really seasoned speaker, avoid giving a new speech to a paying group without first trying it out on a community group. Derrick Sweet, author of Healthy Wealthy and Wise practices his speech every single day. And instead of getting tired of it, he finds . (Public Speaking)

Having Better Public Speaking Skills Can Be the Only Armor Against Your Fears

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 Cheryl Forbes (January 12, 2009)  Public speaking is a hard pill to swallow. Being assigned to speak in front of a crowd, no matter how short your speech is, is hard to somebody who does not have any skills in that area. Don't we all just envy the person who is comfortable in public speaking? Is a person born with those kind of skills at all? Public speaking is a skill that is acquired. There will always be people who .. (Public Speaking)

Professional Speakers - How to Write Your Booking Contract

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 Cathleen Fillmore (January 12, 2009)  The speaking world is full of forms and contracts - the two most important are the contract you'll fax to the meeting planner who's agreed to hire you and the preprogram questionnaire that you'll send out to the planner before the event. Your credibility is on the line with each one of these documents - they need to be highly professional. Here is a sample booking contract: Booking .. (Public Speaking)

Fear of Public Speaking - Is it Justified?

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 Nancy Daniels (January 12, 2009)  They say that man's greatest fear is public speaking and that his second greatest fear is dying. According to Jerry Seinfeld that means, “that most people at a funeral would rather be in the coffin than give the eulogy!" To my knowledge no one has died from public speaking. Your hands may sweat, your voice may quiver, your heart may be pounding in your cheeks, and, you may have .. (Public Speaking)

Eight Keys to an Effective Q & A Session

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 Craig Valentine (January 12, 2009)  Key 1: Set expectations as to how many questions you will take or how long you will entertain questions. For example, I usually say, “We will take 4 or 5 questions and then I will wrap up the message. " Or I might say, “We have 5 minutes for questions and then we will put a bow on the message for today. " Along with setting expectations, you should also let your audience .. (Public Speaking)

Public Speaking - Getting Those Butterflies Into Formation

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 Steve Wickham (November 24, 2008)  Nerves come in all sorts of ways and can affect us at the most inopportune times. We want to say something at a gathering, or we're just about to do a performance, or there's that end-of-semester exam we've studied the past fortnight for. . . the list of things where nerves play their part is never ending. And the trick we're told is harnessing the nervous energy. I have often used the . (Public Speaking)

Workshops - Preparing For a One-Day Workshop Takes Time, Energy, and Effort

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 Meggin McIntosh (November 23, 2008)  People often ask me, “How long does it take to prepare for a day-long workshop?" In this article, I'll answer it in several different ways, depending on several scenarios. 1. To prepare for a full-day workshop that I have previously conducted numerous times (let's say in the range of 5 - 8 ), it takes me at least 2 - 3 hours (easily) to get ready. I need to make sure I have .. (Public Speaking)

Six Tips to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

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 Pete A Turner (November 23, 2008)  Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance: As the Boy Scouts say Be Prepared! Knowing you have to give a speech begin immediately to prepare. Gather your material, begin organizing the information, take notes and write out your speech. Practice, Practice, Practice! Give yourself plenty of time to practice your speech. Record your speech on a small recorder and listen to it on the .. (Public Speaking)




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