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Chaucer Speakers Club

Chaucer Speakers Club offers opportunities for individuals to improve their public speaking and presentation skills.

About

Chaucer Speakers Club is a member of the National Association of Speakers Clubs (ASC) which has 120 clubs across the UK and has had a base in Canterbury since 1972. The clubs offers opportunities to those starting out or wishing to improve upon public speaking and presentation skills for a wide range of individuals be it personally for a wedding speech for instance or business related to improve communication skills. All this is carried out in a friendly and supportive club environment with members moving forward on their preferred skills at their own pace.

You can find out more at our website www.chaucerspeakers.co.uk or join us on Meet Up http://www.meetup.com/Chaucer-Speakers-Club-Canterbury

For more information, contact the EP Team.

We offer a friendly, welcoming and supportive environment for those wishing to gain confidence in public speaking. Whether it is for a one-off special event (such as a wedding speech, college presentation or job interview preparation) or just to help develop confidence in everyday speaking situations, Chaucer Speakers Club provides a structured programme and experienced guidance.

Rewards 2017-18

Chaucer Speakers Cub are offering a skills development session on 'Title, Presentation & Speaking Skills' which will first cover confidence and the ability to undertake public speaking. The session will include key tasks aimed at the development of this skills and also strategies to overcome fear, improve body language, the utilisation of notes and gestures in speaking.

2017 skills development session.

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2015/17: Skills sessions focused on public speaking skills.

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Why Join the Chaucer Speakers Club?

Before answering why, a bit of background....

Q. What is Chaucer Speakers Club?
A. We are part of the Association of Speaking Clubs, a national organisation of 120 clubs promoting the art of public speaking and improving peoples’ speaking confidence. The Chaucer club was established in 1972 and over the years has helped hundreds of people improve their communication skills.

Q. Who can join?
A. Anyone! We have a membership from a wide range of ages, abilities and backgrounds who have joined for various reasons but usually because they want to improve their confidence and public speaking techniques.

Q. Where and when?
A. We meet every first and third Monday of the month from September to July. Meetings take place at the Kent and Canterbury Club, on the Old Dover Road (free parking!) from 7:30pm to 10:00pm.

Q. Why join Chaucer Speakers Club?
A. Chaucer speakers club is now part of the Employability Points Scheme but there is no need to wait to collect points to gain some experience.   We offer a friendly, welcoming and supportive environment for those wishing to gain confidence in public speaking. Whether it is for a one-off special event (such as a wedding speech, college presentation or job interview preparation) or just to help develop confidence in everyday speaking situations, Chaucer Speakers Club provides a structured programme and experienced guidance. You benefit from a supportive and friendly environment, and can have a programme tailored to meet your needs.

 

 

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Last Updated: 16/08/2017