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Here are some resources to give you some tips and ideas about public speaking, plus some examples of great speeches.

TED talks  This is the TED homepage.

Anna Bligh's Speech About the Floods 

How to Give a Good Speech  Gerald Pauschman

This is an Australian video that features examples of speaking techniques.  It has short pieces from great speakers such as Martin Luther King and John F. Kennedy to demonstrate what makes a great speech.

Public Speaking Tips  Gerald Pauschman

How to be Confident While Speaking  Caroline Goyder

There is 30 seconds of advertising before the video starts.  Caroline Goyder gives some down to earth tips, telling people that fear of public speaking is normal.  She also talks about how to structure a speech.

Gough Whitlam's Dismissal Speech 1975  You can listen to a passionate speech from Gough Whitlam.  It is when he was dismissed as Prime Minister, on the steps of Parliament House.

Poetry Out Loud

Australian Poetry Slam


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