Story Time at Village Toastmasters

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Story Time at Village Toastmasters

Time: January 19, 2017 from 7pm to 8:15pm
Location: Southbridge Savings Bank
Street: 200 Charlton Road, (Route 20)
City/Town: Sturbridge
Website or Map: http://www.VillageToastmaster…
Event Type: toastmasters, speech, story, skills
Organized By: Village Toastmasters
Latest Activity: Jan 5, 2017

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Story Time at Village Toastmasters
 
Village Toastmasters will host a special Story Time meeting on Thursday, January 19 at 7:00 pm. 

At regular meetings, Toastmasters present speeches that they have researched and developed themselves.  In contrast, at this special Story Time event, speakers will read from a book, article, poem, or other written work.  

Interpretive reading projects like this represent a unique speaking challenge – communicate the ideas and emotions of someone else.  Interpretive readers have to pay special attention to their pauses, vocal tone, body movement and even eye contact with the audience to make sure the attitude and intent of the author is conveyed.

It is a skill that people use more often than typically thought.  Anytime a quote, statistics or figures are used in a presentation, interpretive reading skills are necessary.  

Visitors are welcome to come and watch experienced Toastmasters read from motivational texts, their own books, and quotable quotes during this special event.  
 
About Village Toastmasters
Village Toastmasters, located in Sturbridge, MA, is focused on helping members improve their public speaking and leadership skills while building confidence in their abilities.  The group meets every Thursday night 7:00-8:15 p.m. at the Southbridge Savings Bank conference room. Visitors are always welcome.  For more information, visit VillageToastmasters.org.  

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