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Powerful Communication Techniques for Everyday (Speech Writing)

A weekly class that covers mastering the essential to public speaking.
Instructor Mike, Director Enertia Studios
183 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
55 minutes
per class
3x per week
every week
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does an "Ongoing" course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Available Times


Next on Mon, Oct 3

Meets 3x per week
Mo, We, Fr
2:00 – 2:55 PM
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Class Experience

Each week we will cover one aspect of speech writing and delivery. Over this 11 week class you will learn the essential to becoming competent in speaking in front of a group. At the completion of the class we will have a speech-a-thon where you will be able to delivery your presentation.
I have been a member of Toastmasters International for over fifteen years.  I have given hundreds speeches using the techniques I have learned from receiving verbal and written evaluations and have also given hundreds of evaluations to all levels of speakers with their level of skill in mind.  I also include tips that develop impromptu speaking skills and advanced voice over work. 
Although homework is not assigned, I encourage every learner to practice what we discuss in class.  Practice will help with thier confidence level and that translates in to adding benefit to what is covered in class.
A Microphone of any kind is essential for this class. I encourage learners to use a headset type device. Message me for details if needed. Paper and something to write is required. I encourage all Learners to be on Camera the entire time. It is crucial for the overall evaluation of their delivery of the speeches we write.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
I will give each learner an verbal assessment during class.  Focus will be on the on the strengths of the learner and will include gentle guidance on how to improve. Positive reinforcement is my evaluation strategy that I have been using for years as a toastmaster.
2 hours 45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Instructor Mike, Director Enertia StudiosImprov Actor and Director, Voice Over Coach, Magician, Storyteller and Public Speaker.
183 total reviews
418 completed classes

About Me

My name is Michael Schmitt and I have been performing and teaching improv for over 20 years.  I am an Voice Over Actor and love unique and engaging creating characters, plots, locations and script in multiple genres. My classes focus on... 
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