What is public speaking and presentation?
Public speaking is the act of delivering a speech before an audience. Speeches can cover a wide variety of different topics. The goal of the speech may be to educate, entertain or influence the audience.
Presentations are often delivered using visual aids using slideshow software on an electronic device to supplement the speech and make it more presentable and interesting to the audience.
Why is it important to develop public speaking and presentation skills?
Public speaking is an important skill. Words have the power to educate, inform, persuade and entertain. A good public speaker has the ability to deliver a message to a crowd that they will remember.
Public speaking and presentation skills are important in lots of businesses, and are sought after by many employers.