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  Speaking
Students' levels of speaking achievement were assessed by having them complete a set of speaking tasks under controlled conditions ('common tasks') and by collecting records of speaking performances in the classroom within specified categories ('best work').
The distributions of speaking measures are shown here as 'box and whisker' plots which indicate the levels on the speaking scale achieved by 10%, 20%, 50%, 80% and 90% of students in each Year group.
In interpreting the speaking performances of the Special Indigenous Sample, it must be remembered that this was not a representative sample of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Years 3 and 5, but a sample of students in schools reporting five or more Indigenous students at both Year 3 and Year 5.
www.dest.gov.au /mla/NSELS_34Speaking.htm   (2795 words)

  
 E. L. Easton - English - Speaking
"When you want to convert someone to your view, you go over to where he is standing, take him by the hand (mentally speaking), and guide him.
You don't stand across the room and shout at him; you don't call him a dummy; you don't order him to come over to where you are.
Teach Speaking Robert Sanborn Brown and Paul Nation
eleaston.com /speaking.html   (106 words)

  
 Public Speaking Lesson Plans
Delivering a Persuasive Speech- Demonstrate the appropriate classroom public speaking and listening skills (e.g., body language, articulation, listening to be able to identify specific examples of the speaker's coordination of talking and action) that would be necessary to influence or change someone's mind or way of thinking about a topic.
Digital Storytelling as a Narrative Approach to Public Speaking- The purpose of this project was to explore storytelling as a narative approach to public speaking through independent study by researching digital storytellling from May 16 to June 16, 2005.
Effective Speaking in a Debate- Debate students need to understand that how they say something is just as important as what they say.
www.teach-nology.com /teachers/lesson_plans/language_arts/speaking   (531 words)

  
 Voice Recognition Software - (Speech Recognition) Free to download Software to command and control your computer using ...
People have been speaking to each other for tens of thousands of years.
These conversations would include you and the computer speaking as commands or in response to events, input, or other feedback.
Speaking is easier and more intuitive than selecting buttons and menu items.
www.e-speaking.com   (662 words)

  
 mezzoblue § Speaking? Tips.
Speaking for an hour seemed like a long time to keep going, and there was always a good chance I’d miss important points along the way and end really early.
Not everyone who speaks professionally does this, but if you’re really thinking about speaking in public a great deal, I’d say a few sessions with a good speaking coach or attending a few Toastmaster meetings is terrific.
Body language is the most important facet of speaking because via our bodies we can draw focus to or away from us or our materials, deal with the dynamics of Q and A more successfully.
mezzoblue.com /archives/2006/02/27/speaking_ti   (6380 words)

  
 10 Tips for Successful Public Speaking - Toastmasters International
Be familiar with the place in which you will speak.
Arrive early, walk around the speaking area and practice using the microphone and any visual aids.
It's easier to speak to a group of friends than to a group of strangers.
www.toastmasters.org /tips.asp   (312 words)

  
 EnglishClub.com English Speaking - Speaking skills for ESL learners
Speaking is the 2nd of the four language skills:1 Listening, 2 Speaking, 3 Reading, 4 Writing
Speaking to yourself can be "dangerous" because men in white coats may come and take you away!!
But the advantage of learning good pronunciation is not only that it helps you to speak - it also helps you to listen and understand.
www.englishclub.com /speaking   (359 words)

  
 Public Speaking Information
Achieve Public Speaking Confidence with Hypnosis- -Public Speaking Confidence from Hypnosis Downloads.com will retrain your unconscious mind to respond to public speaking with calmness and confidence instead of anxiety and fear.
Advanced Public Speaking Institute- -More than 120 mini articles on professional level public speaking.
Learn essential public speaking skills in three weeks, or less- -We all need better public speaking skills when presenting to clients, addressing the PTA, or speaking to Congress.
www.selfgrowth.com /public.html   (1625 words)

  
 Speaking Resources - Strategies to Succeed in Public Speaking
This page consists of resources on public speaking topics, including fear of speaking, making business presentations, good communication, using humor in speeches and professional speaking.
The Public Speaking - Social Anxiety Center of NY - Offers courses on speaking and overcoming fear in New York City.
Explains how to speak without stress, project a professional image and have a warm, friendly voice that puts people at ease.
www.school-for-champions.com /speaking/resources.htm   (1166 words)

  
 Speaking - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Talking, human communication by means of spoken language or hand signals.
expressive, evocative, telling, eloquent, speaking, feeling, significant, important, consequential, momentous, deep, profound
spoken, uttered, verbal, voiced, unwritten, speaking, singing, choral, oral, outspoken, frank, insistent, vociferous, loud, voluble, forceful,...
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=Speaking   (143 words)

  
 Strategies to Succeed in Public Speaking - School for Champions
Speaking is an important method for communicating knowledge and expressing ideas.
Also, if you are good or really enjoy public speaking, you may even choose speaking as a profession.
The purpose of these free online lessons is to give you a start at improving your speaking skills, as well as to overcome the fear of speaking to a group.
www.school-for-champions.com /speaking.htm   (335 words)

  
 Speech - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Speech can be described as an act of producing voice through the use of the vocal cords and vocal apparatus or other means, such as sign language, to create a linguistic act designed to convey information.
Various types of linguistic acts where the audience consists of more than one individual, including public speaking, oration, and quotation.
The physical act of speaking, primarily through the use of vocal cords to produce voice.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Speech   (437 words)

  
 Speaking Email, Talking Email, Speaking Email Deluxe from UK Software, download this great MsAgent email program and ...
Primarily an email notification utility, it also reads header and message content and allows you to send speaking (or non-speaking) email messages and attachments to your friends and family.
(Recipients of speaking messages must have MS Agent installed.) You can use it to monitor up to 99 email accounts, load it automatically with Windows, and determine the interval at which it checks for new messages.
Speaking Email Deluxe is easy to use and an especially valuable tool for the visually impaired.
www.uk-software.com /speakingemail.htm   (433 words)

  
 Public Speaking | Fear of Public Speaking | Public Speaking without Fear
The Lefkoe Method is an effective, quick, and convenient procedure to eliminate the fear of speaking in public.
They are equipped to speak publicly and promote their businesses in ways they could not before, because their fear of speaking is gone.
My fear of public speaking had stopped me from completing my Ph.D. I knew that after my book was written I would have to speak publicly in order to spread my message.
www.speakingwithoutfear.com   (1314 words)

  
 speaking
They had a squabble during the holidays, and now they're not on speaking terms.
I don't know the hosts well, but we are certainly on speaking terms.
Now that the debt has been settled, I hope you and your partner are on speaking terms again.
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/speaking   (131 words)

  
 Public Speaking And Presentation Skills Training
Develop better public speaking and presentation skills through group training and individual coaching.
I believe that just as actors can be trained, anyone can learn from a speaking coach how to be more charismatic on the corporate stage.
It doesn't matter if you occasionally speak to small groups, or if you are a sales associate who makes business presentations several times a week; you need excellent public speaking skills to "market yourself".
www.savvypresentations.com   (168 words)

  
 Flickr: Photos tagged with speaking
Accelerate your career by investing in high-caliber public speaking and presentation skills...
Dragon Naturallyspeaking allows you to speak naturally to your computer, and it will type what it...
Speak in public with confidence: combined power of biofeedback and biobehavioral tapes.
www.flickr.com /photos/tags/speaking   (157 words)

  
 BBC | British Council teaching English - Think - Listening   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
They welcomed the opportunity to communicate with non-Ukrainian teenagers and they were keen to share information about special days in their country.
Unfortunately, I think that all too often, 'speaking' can be confined to students answering the teacher's questions or repetition and manipulation of form.
As my elementary students have limited linguistic resources, it can be difficult to find ways to get them to really 'push' their productive skills in a meaningful way.
www.teachingenglish.org.uk /think/speak.shtml   (483 words)

  
 Speaking Videos
The latest in their "God is still speaking" campaign.
This was his first speaking movie wich was worth, just...
She is presenting and speaking in spanish telling everyone how...
www.metacafe.com /tags/speaking   (249 words)

  
 Speaking Circles - The Art of Full Presence Communication
"Effective public speaking is simply a series of one-on-one conversations.
Whether you suffer from stage fright or just want to speak with more spontaneity and impact, you can master the capacity to connect with your listeners.
"Speaking Circles help you expand your voice, but what you get through this process is much more than a public speaking skill—it's a way of realizing your magnificence.”
www.speakingcircles.com   (213 words)

  
 TESL/TEFL/TESOL/ESL/EFL/ESOL Links - ESL : Speaking
Hints for speaking on the telephone in English.
Students assume a new ID in this speaking activitiy.
Link Check Status = ERROR 500 (It may be a good link, but we got an error message the last time we checked.) Please tell us the new URL, if you know it.
iteslj.org /links/ESL/Speaking   (567 words)

  
 English Speaking (Ohio ESL)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
) to suggest your favorite speaking and pronunciation resources.
Douglass Archive of American public speaking; includes transcripts of noted speeches and links to collections of speeches
A collection of questions to talk about in the conversation classroom, sorted by topic: animals, crime, entertainment, etc; there's another list at eslpartyland.com
www.ohiou.edu /esl/english/speaking.html   (326 words)

  
 Nuance - Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred 9
Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred 9 gives small business users and PC enthusiasts the power to create documents, reports, e-mails and more—all by speaking!
You'll be faster, and have more fun, as you create letters, reports, and e-mails all by speaking.
Most people speak over 120 words per minute, but type less than 40 words a minute.
www.nuance.com /naturallyspeaking/preferred   (328 words)

  
 Speaking Bible by johnhurt.com - Download the Talking Bible and Audio Bible Software
Speaking Bible by johnhurt.com - Download the Talking Bible and Audio Bible Software
The Speaking Bible is a Talking Bible / Audio Bible that you can hear over the internet, even with a low speed connection.
Abortion Statistics - Read this to find out about the true Holocaust of the 20th Century.
www.speakingbible.com   (701 words)

  
 Asset Protection Speakers Bureau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
These fees typically include their domestic travel and lodging expenses.
For speaking appearances that benefit appropriate charities, civic groups, and professional associations, the speaker appearance fees may be waived in whole or part in our discretion; however, the charity will remain responsible for all reasonable travel and lodging fees.
Asset protection is an excellent topic for certain types of business that seek to attract prospective high-net worth clients, including bank and trust companies, investment advisories and stock brokerages, and life insurance general agencies.
risad.com /speaking.htm   (288 words)

  
 speaking dictionary.. Merriam-Webster Speaking Dictionary & Thesaurus | OfficeWorld.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Merriam-Webster® Speaking Spanish-English Dictionary [ view items ]
Speaking Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate┬« Dictionary and Thesaurus [ view items ]
OfficeWorld.com is your source for office supplies, easels, janitorial supplies and more!
www.officeworld.com /search_results/content/C103631   (70 words)

  
 Eric's Presentations
He's comfortable with talking theory and giving "big picture" overviews, and also with exploring practical solutions that will be of immediate interest to his audience.
Interested in having Eric speak at your conference or event?
Maybe you already attended one of Eric's talks and wanted to get a copy of the files he was using.
www.meyerweb.com /eric/talks   (211 words)

  
 Welcome to Toastmasters International where we are"Making Effective Communication a Worldwide Reality"
Any items received after this date will be held and processed after January 7, 2007.
Chicago Lawyer Wins World Championship of Public Speaking
Order CDs, and DVDs of selected speakers featured at the International Convention.
www.toastmasters.org   (431 words)

  
 Dragon Naturally Speaking - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
Scansoft Dragon Naturally Speaking 9.0 Medical Professional - Upgrade
Sony ICDSX46VTP Digital Voice Recorder with Dragon Naturally Speaking VTP Software
Scansoft Nuance Dragon Naturally Speaking Medical 9 W [A709A-F00-9.0]
www.nextag.com /dragon-naturally-speaking/search-html   (112 words)

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