Great Speeches and Why They Move Us

This course takes a look at famous speeches to see how they inspire, move and motivate us. Be inspired by Shakespeare, be moved by magic moments in films and be motivated by the great political leaders.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Hybrid (F2F and Online simultaneously)

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Shakespeare shakes the room: Explore some of the stirring speeches from the Bard such as “Once more unto the breach dear friends”, “To be, or not to be” and “Hath a Jew not eyes”
  • Politicians with a mission: Explore some of the great motivational speeches from political leaders such as “An army is a team” from Patton, “Don’t ask what your country can do for you” from Kennedy and “We’ll fight them on the beaches” from Churchill
  • Movie magic: Be moved by some of the emotional speeches from movies such as “The King’s Speech”, “The Great Dictator” and “Braveheart”

PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Identify effective components of speeches such as writing techniques and oration skills
  2. Discuss the affective impact of speeches on an audience
  3. Understand the importance of context in the effectiveness of famous speeches.
$110 Limited / $99

<p>This course takes a look at famous speeches to see how they inspire, move and motivate us. Be inspired by Shakespeare, be moved by magic moments in films and be motivated by the great political

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24 Aug
$110 Limited / $99

<p>This course takes a look at famous speeches to see how they inspire, move and motivate us. Be inspired by Shakespeare, be moved by magic moments in films and be motivated by the great political

...
24 Aug

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