Toastmasters Advanced Communication Manuals

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 Note:   Manuals are arranged in order of how much time is required to present the 5 projects — from those requiring the least presentation time to those requiring the most.

The Advance Communication series is only distributed by Toastmasters and only as a hard copy (no digital version is available.   Advanced Communication Manuals can be purchased here:  https://www.toastmasters.org/Shop/Education/Manuals/communication-track

 SPECIAL OCCASION SPEECHES

  1. Mastering The Toast (2-3 minutes)
  2. Speaking In Praise (5-7 minutes)
  3. The Roast  (3-5 minutes)
  4. Presenting An Award (3-4 minutes)
  5. Accepting An Award (5-7 minutes)

 HUMOROUSLY SPEAKING

  1. Warm Up Your Audience (5-7 minutes)
  2. Leave Them With A Smile (5-7 minutes)
  3. Make Them Laugh (5-7 minutes)
  4. Keep Them Laughing (5-7 minutes)
  5. The Humorous Speech (5-7 minutes)

 STORYTELLING

  1. The Folk Tale (7-9 minutes)
  2. Let’s Get Personal (6-8 minutes)            
  3. The Moral Of The Story (5-7 minutes)
  4. The Touching Story (6-8 minutes)
  5. Bringing History To Life (7-9 minutes)

 SPECIALTY SPEECHES

  1. Impromptu Speaking (5-7 minutes)
  2. Uplift The Spirit (8-10 minutes)
  3. Sell A Product (10-12 minutes)
  4. Read Out Loud (12-15 minutes)
  5. Introduce The Speaker (Toastmaster)

INTERPRETIVE READING

  1. Read A Story (8-10 minutes)
  2. Interpreting Poetry (6-8 minutes)
  3. The Monodrama (5-7 minutes)
  4. The Play (12-15 minutes)
  5. The Oratorical Speech   (10-12 minutes)

SPEAKING TO INFORM

  1. Speaking to Inform (5-7 minutes)
  2. Resources For Informing (5-7 minutes)
  3. The Demonstration Talk (5-7 minutes)
  4. A Fact-Finding Report presentation: (5-7 minutes speech &questions 2-3 minutes)
  5. The Abstract Concept (6-8  minutes)

PUBLIC RELATIONS

  1. The Goodwill Speech (5-7 minutes)
  2. The Radio Talk Show presentation (3-5 minutes/ questions:  2-3 minutes)
  3. The Persuasive Approach (5-7 minutes)
  4. Speaking Under Fire presentation (3-5 minutes/ questions:  2-3 minutes)
  5. The Crisis Management Speech presentation (4-6 minutes/ questions:  3-5 minutes)

THE ENTERTAINING SPEAKER

  1. The Entertaining Speech (5-7 minutes)
  2. Resources For Entertainment (5-7 minutes)
  3. Make Them Laugh (5-7 minutes)
  4. A Dramatic Talk (5-7 minutes)
  5. Speaking After Dinner (8-10 minutes)

PERSUASIVE SPEAKING (replaces The Professional Salesperson)

  1. The Effective Salesperson  ( 8-12 minutes)
  2. Conquering The “Cold Call” (10-14 minutes)
  3. The Winning Proposal (5-7 minutes)
  4. Addressing The Opposition presentation: (7-9 minutes, plus 2-3 minutes)
  5. The Persuasive Leader (6-8 minutes)

COMMUNICATING ON VIDEO

  1. Straight Talk (3 minutes)                                                          
  2. The Interview Show (5-7 minutes)
  3. When You’re The Host (5-7 minutes)
  4. The Press Conference presentation (3-5 minutes/questions 2-3 minutes)
  5. Instructing on the Internet presentation (5-7 minutes & video playback 5-7 minutes)

SPEECHES BY MANAGEMENT

  1. The Briefing presentation (3-5 minutes/questions:  2-3 minutes)
  2. Appraise With Praise (5-7 minutes)
  3. Persuade and Inspire (5-7 minutes)
  4. Communicating Change (5-7 minutes)
  5. Delivering Bad News (5-7 minutes)

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

  1. Conversing With Ease (10-14 minutes)
  2. The Successful Negotiator (10-14 minutes)
  3. Diffusing Verbal Criticism (10-14 minutes)
  4. The Coach (10-14 minutes)
  5. Asserting Yourself Effectively (10-14 minutes)

TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS

  1. The Technical Briefing  (8-10 minutes)
  2. The Proposal (8-10 minutes)
  3. The Non-Technical Audience (10-12 minutes)
  4. Presenting a Technical Paper (10-12 minutes)
  5. Enhancing a Technical Talk With the Internet (12-15 minutes)

THE PROFESSIONAL SPEAKER

  1. The Keynote Address (15-20 minutes)
  2. Speaking To Entertain (15-20 minutes)
  3. The Sales Training Speech (15-20 minutes)
  4. The Professional Seminar  (20-40 minutes)
  5. The Motivational Speech (15-20 minutes)

FACILITATING DISCUSSION

  1. The Panel Moderator (22-26 minutes)
  2. The Brainstorming Session (20-22 minutes)
  3. The Problem-Solving Session (19-23 minutes)
  4. Handling Challenging Situations (12-21 minutes)
  5. Reaching a Consensus (20-26 minutes)
 Prepared by Shirley Hunter PDG, DTM, 1990 and updated by Marcia Bruce Bush DTM, 10-2015
Page: Toastmasters Advanced Communication Manuals 7/12/16 eg

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