Course materials summary


To sum up all the presentations and material I gave you in class, here's a list of ppt and articles for you to keep for further reading and preparation:


Public Speaking: Partial grades


Here are your final grades so far...


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Public Speaking: Debates on video

Hi again:

Here are some examples of debates. Check them out as a preparation for our own in a few days.

The candidates speak for their records

Southern Republican Presidential Debate (January 19 2012) Check out the way they introduce themselves.

British political debate on immigration

The first Kennedy/ Nixon Presidential Debate (1960)

Presidential debate in Mexico 2012 (Part 1)

See you!

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Public Speaking: Political speaking and writing tips

Hi there:

Here's and interesting article on how to speak and write good political speeches... it's part of what we've discussed so far in class.

Read it here and get ready to discuss it in class next Thursday.


Obama´s Announces Candidacy (2007)

Hi again:

Here's another example of what we talked about this morning. The sections we mentioned are clearly defined here, in a speech delivered in February 2007.

Barack Obama's Official Announcement of Candidacy for the United States Presidency

Check it out and good luck with your own!
See you tomorrow!!

Public speaking: Famous speeches in history

Hi there:

As I told you in class this morning, here are just four speeches from hundreds of famous ones in history. Listen to them and try to analyze what is mentioned in them, as well as the type of message it's delivered each time. To help you with this task, I'm including the transcripts.


Martin Luther King, Jr. "I have a dream" (transcript)

Malcolm X "The Ballot or the Bullet" (transcript)

John Fitzgerald Kennedy "Inaugural Address" (transcript)

Richard Milhous Nixon "Resignation Address" (transcript)

Political speeches videos


Check out the following videos, analyze them and then be ready to share your comments next Monday.

Enjoy your weekend!!!

Josefina Vazquez Mota

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Enrique Peña Nieto

Gabriel Quadri

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