Speeches

How To : Evaluate speeches

You will hear a million speeches and presentations in your life. It is helpful to know criteria for evaluating them beyond whether or not you liked it. Learn how to evaluate speeches from a professional speaker and communications instructor in this free public speaking video s ...more

How To : Create a speech bubble in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial video from Tasktutorial, the host leads you through the process of creating a speech bubble in Photoshop. As you watch this video and follow along with the host, you will learn how to create a speech bubble, like they use in the comics. You will also ...more

News : Do PC Games Need a Press Conference?

Every year at the big video game trade shows around the world, like E3 and gamescon, the big three console makers each do a hot-ticket exclusive press conference to let the media know what's coming for their system. Computer games have no such press conference. Who would give ...more

News : Video Games Deemed Art AND Protected Free Speech!

It's been a great year for video games, kind of. Sure, the AAA release lineup has been a trainwreck and hacking has been a bigger problem than ever. But two things have happened involving the federal government that have made video games more legitimate in the United States th ...more

How To : Give a welcome speech

Giving a welcome speech is a good way to make someone feel comfortable in a new company. Learn how to give a great welcome speech from a communications expert in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 7 - How to Give a welcome speech. Give a welcome speech - Part 2 of ...more

The King's Speech (DP : Danny Cohen)

New trailer for "The King's Speech", directed by Tom Hooper (John Adams,The Damned United) and shot by Danny Cohen (John Adams,Pirate Radio). Really interesting use of framing (shortsided and headroom) and lenses. Among other things, it's refreshing to see the filmmakers choos ...more

How To : Breath during a speech

Breath control is the key to giving a good, clear speech to an audience. Get tips on proper breathing exercises before and during a speech from a communications and public speaking expert in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 11 - How to Breath during a speech. Br ...more

How To : Make a speech bubble in GIMP

First of all open any image and create a new ‘layer’ and add it to your image. Click on the transparency and then click ‘ok’. Now from the right menu bar choose the ‘elliptical’ icon to make a round balloon. Now select the 'free select tool' and select ‘mode’ to 'add to curren ...more

How To : Run a Successful Student Council Campaign

Running a successful student council campaign requires hard work and preparation. Whether you’re part of a candidate’s support group or a candidate yourself, you need to focus and give it all you’ve got. As Vince Lombardi said, “Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are ...more

How To : Give a Birthday speech

The birthday speech is an important party tradition in many formal birthday celebrations. Learn to give a great birthday speech from an award-winning public speaker in this free video. Part 1 of 14 - How to Give a Birthday speech. Give a Birthday speech - Part 2 of 14. Click t ...more

How to Speak English : Reported speech/Indirect speech

In this Language video tutorial you will learn how to report another person's words. In other words how to restate what someone else said. This video focuses on two aspects. #1. What's the difference between quoted and reported speech? #2. When can we use say and tell? In quot ...more

How To : Deliver a retirement speech

Would you like to give a memorable retirement speech? Learn how to give the speech your coworkers will never forget from a communications expert in this free public speaking video series. Part 1 of 11 - How to Deliver a retirement speech. Deliver a retirement speech - Part 2 o ...more

How To : Use reference words in reported speech in English

In this video, we learn how to speak English: Reported Speech/Reference Words. Reported speech is reporting another person's words or telling what someone else said. Indirect speech doesn't use the use the exact words that we use. Examples of reference words are: her, she, her ...more

Dead Island : Almost Dead on Arrival

Dead Island (PC, PS3, 360) had the worst launch of any game in recent memory. The wrong version of the game was released on PC, matchmaking was down for three days on PC, saves were deleted without notice making people start from scratch, and the Feminist Whore (a file found d ...more

How To : Cite sources in a speech

This video gives instructions on how to cite sources when giving a speech. When giving a speech, you want to appear persuasive and credible to the audience. In order to do this, you must cite the sources of your speech's content. Prior to giving your speech, research materials ...more

How To : Use visual aids for a speech or presentation

Visual aids like handouts, models, or PowerPoint presentations can help a speech or lecture engage the audience and stay on task. Learn to pick the right visual aids and how to use them from a professional public speaker in this free business video. Part 1 of 18 - How to Use v ...more

How To : Give an impromptu speech

Learn how to give an impromptu speech with expert tips on speech, communications, and etiquette in this free public speaking video. Part 1 of 6 - How to Give an impromptu speech. Give an impromptu speech - Part 2 of 6. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Giv ...more

How To : Give a funny speech

Would you like to be able to stand up at that next meeting or party and get your audience laughing? Learn how to give a funny speech from professional public speaker and communications instructor Tracy Goodwin in this free video series. Part 1 of 18 - How to Give a funny speec ...more

How To : Use reported speech with modals in English

In this video, we learn how to speak English: reported speech with modals. Modal verbs include: must, should, and could. The expressions include: have to and supposed to. By reading the sentences, you will see which words can or cannot be changed. If the word changes the meani ...more

How To : Give a wedding anniversary speech

Giving a wedding anniversary speech is almost as important as a wedding toast. Learn how to write a memorable wedding anniversary speech for someone special from a communications and public speaking expert in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 7 - How to Give a we ...more

How To : Turn on the speech recognition tool in Mac OS X

This video explains how to use the Speech Recognition tool on the Mac, which allows you to speak most of the commands that you use on the computer. To enable speech recognition, go the Apple menu, select System Preferences and click on Speech. Then click on “On” next to Sp ...more

How to Speak English : Reported speech with conditionals

In this tutorial, we learn how to speak English with conditionals. Conditional statements need special attention and usually start with the word "if". An example of a conditional statement is "if you want, we'll go out to dinner". This has two parts, a condition, and a result. ...more

How To : Add speech-to-text on an HTC Droid Eris smartphone

In this clip, you'll learn how to install and use text-to-speech on an HTC Droid Eris phone. Whether you're a proud owner of the Verizon Droid Eris Google Android smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial. For more inf ...more

How To : Choose a Speech or Writing Topic

Whether you're a student, a toastmaster, just writing, or making articles on WonderHowTo, you will have to come up with a topic. The topic should be able to guide you to some of the things you want people to know about. Here are some ways that you can can come up with a topic. ...more

News : Null-Byte and Freedom of Speech

hello fellow hackers. lately, a certain topic has caught my attention, and that is the relation between null-byte and freedom of speech. because of recent conflicts also, i thought i would write an article on freedom of speech, and how it is applied here on null byte. in the h ...more

How To : Prepare and deliver a speech for a retiree

Would you like to give a memorable speech for a friend or coworker who is retiring? Learn how to give the speech a colleague will never forget from a communications and public speaking expert in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 9 - How to Prepare and deliver a s ...more

How To : Overcome speech anxiety

This video is about how to overcome speech anxiety. Anyone can be a calm speaker with these tips. You will need a video camera and time to rehearse. The first step is to tape yourself rehearsing your speech, so that if you feel you look foolish you can fix your mistakes. anoth ...more

How To : Give a conversational speech

Would you like your next speech to be remembered and acted upon by your audience? Learn how to give a conversational speech from professional public speaker and communications instructor Tracy Goodwin in this free video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Give a conversational speec ...more

How To : Give a speech

Giving a speech in front of a large crowd doesn't need to be the nightmare everyone imagines it to be. We speak to many people every day and yet it is still very common for a person to be nervous when delivering information in front of several people. This fear can be overcome ...more

How To : Announce alerts with OS X's Text to Speech feature

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to announce alerts on a Mac OS X computer. To do this, open the Speech preferences and click on the Text of Speech tab. There, users are able to set up the computer to announce when alerts are displayed and announce when an application ...more

How To : Transform text to speech to MP3 with DSpeech

his video is on Dspeech, a freeware tool that uses Microsoft's SAPI (Speech Application Programming Interface) to convert text to spoken word. What's special about it is it lets you make an MP3 of the text, so you can listen to it on your computer, in you car or on your MP3 pl ...more

How To : Prepare an elevator speech to help your job search

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to develop an elevator speech. An elevator speech is a short prepared speech in which you "sell" yourself to others. The average elevator ride is no longer than 20 seconds, so your speech should be no longer than that. Your speech shou ...more

How To : Prepare & Deliver a Eulogy

Eulogies are speeches or written acclaims of a person given mostly at funerals, but can celebrations of life. Get tips on preparing and giving a eulogy from a communications and public speaking expert in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 8 - How to Prepare & Deli ...more

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