字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 - [Narrator] If you're learning English, and you have to give a speech or a presentation, you've come to the right place. Today at FluentU, we are revealing five secrets for public speaking in English for second language learners. With each tip, we'll show you a couple of examples from legends in the public speaking world. So you can watch their habits and imitate them. Let's get started. Our first tip is to learn key phrases for speeches. Key phrases are like the foundation of a house. You'll need to build on them, but key phrases will give you a great place to begin. - Special bow to the class of. - [Narrator] Here are some phrases for different stages of a presentation as shown by Oprah Winfrey in 2013, in a Harvard commencement speech. - And to you, members of the Harvard class of 2013! Hello. (audience applauding) I thank you for allowing me to be a part of the conclusion of this chapter of your lives, and the commencement of your next chapter. My one hope today is, is to, is that I can be a source of some inspiration. I'm going to address my remarks to anybody who has ever felt inferior or felt disadvantaged, felt screwed by life. This is a speech for the quad. Predicts that you will at some point fall. And when you do, I want you to know this, remember this, there is no such thing as failure. Congratulations, class of 2013, congratulations to your family and friends. Good luck, and thank you for listening. (audience applauding) - We're not driving, it's one of their first dates. - [Narrator] Next, master the art of storytelling. Storytelling is a universal language. And here's a hint, telling a story while public speaking is a lot easier than trying to recite facts or statistics. A story has three parts. Let's take a look at this example. - A lot of you won't remember this, but when I ran for the presidency '08, the truth is, is that not a lot of people gave me a chance. So I'm about to make my pitch. I'm trying to muster myself up. I let him make the best of this. I'm going to do it quick. And then I'm going to get out of here. And suddenly I hear this voice from the back, just shout, "Fired up!" (audience shouts) And everybody in the room says, "Fired up!" And I said, ready to go. And then I hear the voice say, "Ready to go!" And everybody in the room says, "Ready to go!" And I don't know what's going on. Ready to go, ready to go. But the interesting thing is, after a while, I'm starting to get kind of fired up. (audience laughing) I'm not, I'm starting to, (audience cheering) I'm starting to feel like I'm ready to go. And all those, all those negative thoughts, and all those bad memories start kind of drifting away. - [Narrator] A hugely important part of speaking is body language. Unfortunately, this can be one of the trickiest ideas to master because body language changes from culture to culture. FluentU is a great tool to learn about body language with authentic English videos. FluentU provides real world videos, including speeches and lectures, as well as movie trailers, YouTube clips, music videos, and more, which have been transformed into personalized English lessons. That means you can watch how native speakers stand, move, and gesture when giving public speeches without worrying that you will not understand the speech itself. You'll also learn a lot of vocabulary with FluentU's interactive subtitles. And if you want to find a specific word for your speech or presentation, you can use FluentU's video dictionary to see how the word is used by native speakers. You can even test yourself on vocabulary using FluentU's flashcard and quiz features. Sounds great, right? Click on the link in the description for a free trial of FluentU for your desktop, or iOS or Android device. - With that accent. - [Narrator] Next, another secret to public speaking is. - Are they? (audience laughing) - [Narrator] Pause. Pausing can give your words, weight, and meaning, and engage the audience. - What's in it for me now? - [Narrator] Public speakers, especially comedians, use this technique a lot. Some ideas of where you can pause are, - My messages that we'll be watching you. (audience laughing and applauding) - Faculty, parents, friends, dignified guests, graduating class of 2014, (audience cheering) and all the dead baseball players coming out of the corn to be with us today. (audience laughing) - I also want to thank your wife and your family because I know that they have served right along with you. So congratulations, I'm so glad to be here today. (audience applauding) I also want to recognize governor Beshear and his wife. - [Narrator] By the way, if you want to remember the tips from this video, click on the link in the description for a free PDF that outlines our recommendations. Last but not least, practice makes perfect. The best way to improve your English public speaking is to practice giving speeches in English, in public. - We are gathered here today on this joyous occasion. - [Narrator] If you're going to give a presentation, do it as many times as you can at home, in front of a mirror or a camera. Watch yourself in action, or rewatch your speech afterward. And remember, everyone practices, even the greats. - Mother. - Shorten that each time. - Mother mm. Manufacturing the district. - [Narrator] Now get out there and speak. You got this! Remember if you liked this video and want to see more, make sure to subscribe to FluentU so you've never missed another great English tutorial video. Thanks for watching and see you next time.