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Speaking circle for people who stammer

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Speaking circle for people who stammer Key course information Dates 130110 Day(s) Wed Duration 1 week Time 10:00 - 16:00 Fees Full fee: ?49NC Venue Keeley Street Course code XS202* Availability This course has finished NC: No concessionary fees available as there is no government funding for this course. This course has finished ? Check more dates Course outline What is the course about? This course is about providing you with some key skills for speaking more confidently to groups and to give you the opportunity to practise speaking to groups. This course will be relevant to people wanting to develop their confidence speaking in a range of situations including presentations, meetings and interviews. What topics will we cover? It will cover the following: - introductions - what is a Speaking circle - standards of support - guidelines for effective speaking - guidelines for effective listening - giving and receiving positive feedback - opportunities to speak in front of the group. By the end of this course you should be able to: 1. Be more confident talking in front of groups 2. Be yourself when speaking to a group 3. Have more confidence speaking spontaneously 4. Give an impromptu talk with ease 5. Give and receive positive feedback. What level is the course and do I need any particular skills? The course is for people who stammer and who've ideally done some kind of speech work. It may be you've done a course at City Lit or a different kind of course. This course can still be relevant to you, regardless of the type of speech work you've completed so far. To access the course you will need to have an adequate level of English to: - Express your opinions and feelings - Follow discussions and make relevant contributions - Make use of handouts with some assistance if necessary Before joining the class you will need to speak to one of the Speech Therapy team. How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class? The course is primary experiential. You will learn about giving talks and presentations by direct experience of talking in front of a group in a positive non-judgemental environment. Handouts will be provided. Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring? None. Do I need to have an interview before I can enrol? Yes. Before you can enrol on this course, you need to have an advisory interview with the relevant department. Without this the enrolment team will be unable to process your enrolment. Please contact the department to arrange your interview, or to find out about drop-in sessions. What feedback will I get? You will receive regular feedback from your tutor throughout the course, as and when appropriate. At the end of the course you and your tutor are asked to assess the progress you have made. How will I be able to give my views on the course? Please complete the evaluation form at the end of your course. These are monitored and help us to continually improve our courses. You will be encouraged to give your views throughout the course. How do I find out if I can get some support for my learning? You may be interested in: education and careers advice financial and childcare support disability support support for Deaf and hearing-impaired students dyslexia support study support counselling, and library services (supported learning centre). When I've finished, what course can I do next? You can do a Stage 1 evening course or one of our intensive courses if you haven't attended one previously. Alternatively you can do any of our Stage 2 courses including other topic-based workshops. General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Information and Advice Shop, open Monday to Friday 12:00 - 19:00 during term time, and Monday to Friday 12:00 - 17:00 out of term time. See the course guide for term dates and further details. Please contact us by phone, email or letter if you would like to discuss any of the courses, or to arrange a pre-enrolment advice session wh

Speaking circle for people who stammer Key course information Dates 130110 Day(s) Wed Duration 1 week Time 10:00 - 16:00 Fees Full fee: ?49NC Venue Keeley Street Course code XS202* Availability This course has finished NC: No concessionary fees available as there is no government funding for this course. This course has finished ? Check more dates Course outline What is the course about? This...

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