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Meeting Roles: The General Evaluator

Meeting Roles: The General Evaluator

The General Evaluator is an evaluator of everything that takes place throughout the meeting. ...

Meeting Roles: The Toastmaster

The main duty of the Toastmaster is to act as the host and make introductions The Toastmaster creates an atmosphere of interest, expectation, and receptivity.Participants should be introduced in a way that encourages the audience to listen to them.Usually this task will not be assigned to you until you are familiar with the Club and … Meeting Roles: The Toastmaster Read More » ...

Better Speaking

This page has information and resources about how to be a better speaker. Learning the skills you need to enhance your speaking ability is what Toastmasters is all about.  On this page you can find out how to take the terror out of speech, relax and enjoy the speech, and tips for improving your speaking … Better Speaking Read More » ...

Evaluations

Notes on preparing and delivering effective speech evaluations Credits Completion of a Speech Evaluation can be used for the Competent Leadership Award, Projects 1, 2, 3, and 8. A Step-by-Step Approach to Speech Evaluation How can you give better evaluations? Try this six-step approach. Step 1 – Understanding the Fundamentals of an Evaluation There are … Evaluations Read More » ...

Impromptu Speaking (Table Topics)

What is impromptu speaking? At Toastmasters, Impromptu Speaking is the ability to speak “off the cuff”, without preparation and without notes, on a topic you have just been given.  This is a regular part of a Toastmasters meeting, and everyone who does not have a major speaking role at the meeting usually participates in “table … Impromptu Speaking (Table Topics) Read More » ...

General Evaluations

Role of General Evaluator The General Evaluator is the last person to speak at a Toastmasters meeting.  This page gives tips on what’s required from a General Evaluator and how to give an effective meeting evaluation. The General Evaluator evaluates the conduct of the meeting, including the meeting chairperson and all the evaluators.  The General … General Evaluations Read More » ...

Introducing a speaker

This page gives information on the purpose of introductions, how to introduce speakers, and links to resources about giving effective introductions. Introducing a speaker is one of the shortest speeches you’ll give in Toastmasters, but still an important responsibility.   How not to introduce a speaker Consider this scenario from a Toastmaster and what went … Introducing a speaker Read More » ...

When you are Toastmaster

When you are Toastmaster there is a lot to do.  Planning and preparation are crucial to running a successful fun-filled Toastmasters meeting.  This page gives guidelines when you are the Toastmaster. Begin a few days before the previous meeting. Contact and remind those who are scheduled to speak at the next meeting. As soon as … When you are Toastmaster Read More » ...

Club meeting roles

Our club revolves around weekly meetings where people are assigned one of several roles to fulfil.  This article outlines each of these roles, breaking down the responsibilities before, after and during the meeting. The main duty of the Toastmaster is to act as the host and make introductions Participants should be introduced in a … Club meeting roles Read More » ...

Organise your speech

Cathedral City Toastmasters runs a regular series of educational speeches.  These special speeches are designed specifically to teach the various skills associated with public speaking. In the video clip below, Vice President Membership & Senior Toastmaster Dave Young of Cathedral City Toastmasters presents an 8min speech, which outlines by example a simple and effective way … Organise your speech Read More » ...