Woking Speakers Club

Communication

Woking Speakers club offers an opportunity to work through the communication programme developed by Toastmasters International and used worldwide amongst its network of clubs. The full programme of communication and leadership awards is as follows:

Communication and Leadership tracks

The Competent Communicator Award

Everyone begins by completing the speeches in the Competent Communicator manual. These projects focus on the different skills you need to be a great public speakers. They start simple and build as you progress.

1. The Icebreaker (timed at 4-6 minutes)

2. Organize your speech (timed at 5-7 minutes)

3. Get to the point (timed at 5-7minutes)

4. How to say it (timed at 5-7 minutes)

5. Your body speaks (timed at 5-7 minutes)

6. Vocal variety (timed at 5-7 minutes)

7. Research your topic (timed at 5-7 minutes)

8. Get comfortable with visual aids (timed at 5-7 minutes)

9. Persuade with Power (timed at 5-7 minutes)

10. Inspire Your Audience (8 to 10 minutes)

Advanced Communication Awards

There are 3 advanced awards available to be worked through - Advanced Communicator Bronze (ACB), Advanced Communicator Silver (ACS) and Advanced Communicator Gold (ACG). Each award requires the completion of 2 advanced manuals (each of which contain 5 speech projects). Some awards have additional requirements. See Awards for more information.

Click here for an overview of the advanced manuals.

Click here for information on the leadership programme.