Speakers League
Video Gallery

Meeting Highlight Video

Highlights from a Typical Meeting

We videotaped a meeting from beginning to end and edited it down to a 23-minute annotated highlight video of what happens at a a typical meeting (featuring kids from 8-14).

Club Training Videos

Club Etiquette and Protocol

In this training video (shot in one take!), Speakers League members go over club etiquette and protocol. Don’t miss the bloopers at the end!

Professionalism

Speakers League is a great place to develop professionalism. Find out more about what professionalism is, and how you can demonstrate professionalism in this video. Don’t miss the bloopers at the end!

How to be Timekeeper

The Timekeeper let’s the speakers know how long they’ve spoken for, and if they go overtime.

How to be Wordmaster

How to be Wordmaster at a Speakers League meeting. This video includes a 2-minute sample Impromptu answer at the end (after the bloopers) for you to practice counting filler words.

Effective Evaluations: Part 1

This video discusses the suggested structure for a good Speakers League evaluation. Don’t miss the bloopers at the end!

Effective Evaluations: Part 2

In this video we go over the difference between “constructive” and “destructive” criticism. Don’t miss the bloopers at the end!

Top 10 Tips for the Lectern

Smart tips for the lectern. Don’t miss the bloopers at the end!

Speech Examples

The Getting to Know You speech – Level I

The objective of the Getting to Know You speech (the first speech in Level I) is to help you feel more comfortable in public speaking situations and to let the audience learn more about you.

The Gestures speech – Level I 

The Vocal Variety speech – Level I

This video serves as an excellent example of either the Gestures or Vocal Variety speech. The goal of the Gestures speech is to use  body language to add meaning and interest to your message. The goal of the Vocal Variety speech is to use vocal power, pitch, pace, and pauses to add meaning and interest to your message.

The Visual Aids speech – Level I

In addition to gestures and vocal variety, use visual aids to help the audience understand and remember what they hear.

The Knowledge speech – Level I

Research an issue or topic, write a speech, and then present that speech to the audience in a way that incorporates the skills you have learned thus far. To be eligible for Level advancement, the timing of this speech must fall within the specified time frame of 7-minutes plus-or-minus 30-seconds.

The Sincerity speech – Level II

The objective of the Sincerity speech is to share your thoughts on a subject about which you have strong feelings in such a way that it might convince others to take up your cause.

The Storytelling speech – Level II

The goal of the Storytelling speech is to share a fictional folk tale or story with a moral in a way that is entertaining and holds the interest of the audience.

The Audience Participation speech – Level III

The objective of the Audience Participation speech is to involve the audience in some way while making your speech.

The Humor speech – Level IV

The objective of this speech is to use humor to get your audience smiling and laughing. (This 9-year old presented her Humor speech while it was still categorized in Level II. Now it is in Level IV.)

Contact

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