I Have Given a Speech

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    For those people who are having a bad day

    and taking it out on other folks. Why? You know you could be going to therapy for that? Talking with your consular? Someone you love ? Family member? There's a whole lot you can do . To feel more calm about the problem that you are facing. You don't need to take it out on your...
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    Jul 23, 2015

    I've Lost Count

    I've done so many training sessions and have had to deliver reports that I would not even fathom a guess at the number of speeches I've given
    dasmuggler dasmuggler
    36-40, M
    1 Response Feb 7, 2009


    It was short, in front of a very, very small audience and I still almost died. 
    kleisse kleisse
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 25, 2008

    I had a debate class

    where we had to make speeches. The debate was on Christianity and atheism. Granted I am neither. " firm warrior with the Norse gods." But my speech wasn't in if the christian God was real or not but why I would never want to be involved with him or her. I went pretty well I...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits
    22-25, M
    Apr 30, 2015

    ..... more than once,

    but only out of necessity, believe me! I find it the most nerve-wracking, gut-wrenching, knicker-wetting experience and I feel physically sick as I'm doing it.... ... although no-one would ever know, apparently!
    Moonpenny Moonpenny
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Aug 19, 2015

    At My Little Graduation

    I was graduating 6th grade and moving on to middle school. It may have been a very minor event in some eyes but i was chosen to give a speech!  The whole class was required to write a speech about our time spent at the school. When my teacher read mine she dragged me out of...
    Tacit Tacit
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 25, 2008

    Anatomy and Physiology of a Lariat Rope

    I just gave this speech five days ago about how to rope for my Intro. to Communication class...and I made an A on it!
    RopinTexan RopinTexan
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Oct 8, 2008

    Many Times

    Even not counting my 10th grade speech class, I've still given a lot of speeches.The ones I'm most proud of were for a place that provided services to battered women.  I'd tell my tale, of being hurt, and how this place helped me.  The hardest (and most rewarding) was on that...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    Dec 1, 2011

    And I hated every second of it.

    I also hate myself for having stage fright.
    CloakedStranger CloakedStranger
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 3, 2014


    Okay I've given a few but last Saturday was one and another this Saturday. Both are on Gay Adoption and this weeks needs to contain my opinion and be persuasive. Oh boy is the class gonna be rockin'! I'm going for ppls heart strings so lets see if it works. Class is over after...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Nov 17, 2008

    And Enjoyed It

    When I was in elementary through high school, my biggest fear was having to get up in front of class and present something.  I would most often just not do the project to get out of being in front of the class.  I didn't do too bad a few times for my speech and drama...
    vampireheart vampireheart
    31-35, T
    Aug 31, 2008

    And I Don't Know How!

     I have given so many speeches. But it all blurry because i'm so nervous when i'm at it. What really have help me is that i like to write and it's easy to write whatevs in ways that appeals to anybody. All i remember is to stand up straight, breathe,be confident about your...
    andreinac13 andreinac13
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 7, 2008

    A Few...

    I had to give a speech on why the UK needs a Bill of Rights most recently, based on a presenation I had made earlier. A speech on accepting random honorary positions in literary socieites that I used to be involved in and then delivering the reports from that position...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 28, 2009
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