Public Speaking Tips:
Glossary U - Z
In the Public Speaking Tips there are many words that have special or important meaning for you to learn:
Upstage: The area of the stage farthest from the audience. Also to steal the focus of the audience from the intended main performer.
Venue: See Site.
View-graph: Alternate name for overhead transparency.
Wings: Extreme sides of the stage normally hidden from the audience by curtains or walls.
Wireless microphone: See Cordless microphone.
Whisper: Attention-gaining device where presenter speaks with extremely low volume to one audience member.
Workshop: An educational session lasting from one hour to many days.
Usually includes hands-on practice in the particular skills being taught.
ZZZs: The sound of dozing, or dozzzing, during a speech, not allowed by a "Wake 'Em Up" speaker.
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