How to decide what you can talk about, getting to grips with the basics of communication (how to be understood better), following which you will each write an outline for short talk during the gap between sessions 1 & 2.
Join author, public speaker and broadcaster Keith Betton for a three-week online course teaching the basic skills you’ll need to become a public speaker. Each session focuses on a specific aspect of learning to talk about the natural world:
By the end of the course, you’ll have gained an insight into how to be a better communicator, how to keep an audience interested, and how to gain a profile in the market for public speaking and broadcasting.
for the three sessions
Keith Betton is a writer, broadcaster and freelance bird guide.
Keith started to give talks in public when only aged 15 and made his TV debut on the BBC children’s show, Blue Peter aged 16. A career in the media saw him make over 1000 TV appearances both live and recorded, and his has appeared on radio over 5000 times.
He is now a freelance media trainer, helping people to communicate more easily.
Keith is a keen world birder, having seen more than 8,500 species in nearly 110 countries. In the UK he is heavily involved in bird monitoring in Hampshire, where he is County Recorder and Chairman of the Hampshire Ornithological Society. He has also been a Council Member of both the RSPB and BTO.