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ENJOY YOUR APPLAUSE: RECCOMENDATIONS TO MAKE YOUR PUBLIC SPEAKING SUCCESSFUL

Brattseva E. F., Kovalev A. P.

This article emphasizes the importance of the ability to speak in public.  The article reviews the practices in gain knowledge of speaking in public successfully. It deals with major problems that speakers face while making presentations. Particular attention is paid to the necessity of analyzing the audience before delivering a presentation and adapting to it during the performance. It is pointed out that it is essential to keep the attention of the audience and maintain your credibility. Some advice is given to possible ways of how to react to audience’s feedback on your speech and adjust what you say to make it clear, appropriate and convincing. Giving a speech has been listed one of the greatest fears people have. In this concept it is discussed why this nervousness occurs and what can be done about it. One of the major problems inexperienced speakers have to overcome is performance anxiety; advice is given on how to deal with it. Adequate ways of reacting to interferences and disturbances are also discussed.