Once you become a member, you will begin working on your speeches. You will get the Competent Communicator Manual with 10 speeches and 10 objectives. Each speech, you will learn a new skill and keep building up to become a powerful presenter and speaker.
Speech 1: The Ice Breaker
Speech 2: Organize Your Speech
Speech 3: Get to the Point
Speech 4: How to Say It
Speech 5: Your Body Speaks
Speech 6: Vocal Variety
Speech 7: Research Your Topic
Speech 8: Get Comfortable With Visual Aids
Speech 9: Persuade With Power
Speech 10: Inspire Your Audience
Once you completed your Competent Communicator manual, you can then work on different Advance Communicator manuals such as: Communicating on Video, The Entertaining Speaker or Storytelling…etc. Depends on where you want to move your career to in the future, you pick a manual that close to your heart. Here is an AC speech example by one of our long-time member Ian Su from the advance storytelling manual #1.
Some of our Club Awards and Accomplishment
President’s Distinguished Club 2014/2015
President’s Distinguished Club 2012/2013
President’s Distinguished Club 2011/2012
President’s Distinguished Club 2009/2010
President’s Distinguished Club 2008/1009
President’s Distinguished Club 2007/2008
Throughout your progress, you will receive different kinds of awards.
Evaluation skill is the best pay skill in business. At our meetings, you will have many opportunities to practice your analytical skills, and give positive feedbacks. It is a fine art that could take one entire lifetime to perfect it.
Members will be invited to do a 2 minutes impromptu speech on a topic they will be given on the spot. This is where we get to squeeze our creative juice. It’s the perfect skill you need to master for any job interview.
Following are few of our table topic sessions by our very own creative genius and long time member Ian Su.
TED X Star Wars
Here is another example of table topic. Dan Lok visited our club in 2014 and was ask to do a 2-minute impromptu speaking.
There is no instructor in a Toastmasters meeting. Instead, members evaluate one another’s presentations. This feedback process is a key part of the program’s success.
We also have a mentorship program which pairs a new member up with a senior member to get a great start on the Metro Speakers Toastmasters journey.