As a student, and in any profession based on your studies, you need good oral communication skills. It is therefore extremely important to develop your ability to converse, to discuss, to argue persuasively, and to speak in public. Speaking for Yourself provides clear, straightforward advice that will help you:
In short, it will help you to express your thoughts clearly and persuasively – helping to achieve your short and medium-term goals as a student and your career goals.
'Every chapter explains very clearly the most appropriate steps and tasks to achieve good oral communication.' - Physical Sciences Educational Reviews, The Higher Education Academy
1. Speaking for yourself 2. Conversing 3. Discussing your work 4. The words you use 5. Your use of words 6. Preparing a talk or presentation 7. Instead of words (using visual aids) 8. Speaking to an audience 9. Finding information 10. Being interviewed