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Communication Skills Courses Library

Communication Skills Courses Library

Our curated library of communication skills courses on public speaking, sales, leadership, negotiation and teamwork. Enroll onto one of these courses to enhance your skills.

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Wedding speech in VR
November 11, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Using VR to Improve Public Speaking Skills

The ability to be able to speak in public can be the difference between landing your dream job, winning a huge contract for your company, or delivering a moving speech at a wedding. Read how VR can be used to dramatically improve your speaking skills.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Oratory Skills
November 2, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

7 Ways to Improve Your Oratory Skills

Great public speakers are not born that way; most have to practice and perfect their speaking skills. We provide a list of oratory skills to help make your speeches more clear, confident and successful.

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Learn a language in VR using the Language VR app
October 18, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Learn a Language in VR

There are hundreds of app out there for language learning, all somewhat similar in design and function. We thought we would try and create a more immersive learning experience with the help of virtual reality.

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Google interview practice in the VirtualSpeech VR app
October 1, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Top 20 Google Interview Questions

With hundreds of thousands of people applying to Google each year, the Google Interview Questions are getting tougher and tougher in order to filter to the best candidates. Check out our list of 20 technical and 20 non-technical interview questions taken from real interviews.

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Public Speaking VR conference room
September 22, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Public Speaking Course Integrated with VR

We’ve combined traditional online video tutorials with VR, creating a unique learning experience. Learn fundamental techniques about public speaking through the videos, then practice what you have learnt in VR.

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Top motivational speaker Tony Robbins
September 18, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

List of Top Motivational Speakers

These speakers have no trouble motivating and inspiring their audience. Check out our list of the current leaders in this field, people who can really make you want to change the world.

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Understand and Overcome Social Anxiety: The Complete Guide

Understand and Overcome Social Anxiety: The Complete Guide

People with social anxiety disorder will worry excessively about certain social situations before, during and afterwards. They fear doing or saying something they think will be embarrassing or humiliating. Use our guide to help understand how to overcome this common anxiety.

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Wedding Speech tips
September 15, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

How to Deliver a Great Best Man Speech

The best man speech is an important part of the wedding, so make sure yours is memorable! We provide tips for writing and delivering your speech so that you’ll ace it on the big day.

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10 Minute Meditation – Quick Exercise for a Busy Life
September 11, 2018 - VirtualSpeech

10 Minute Meditation – Quick Exercise for a Busy Life

In our busy lives we might have difficulties finding the time for mindfulness but you don't need to meditate for hours to receive its benefits. This article covers a 10 minute meditation exercise to improve your mood.

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A summary on the benefits of meditation
August 30, 2018 - VirtualSpeech

A summary on the benefits of meditation

Meditation has becoming increasingly more popular in recent years due to more people discovering its benefits. Research is suggesting that meditation is not limited to improving mental health but it also helps with physical health.

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Become an effective public speaker
September 3, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Become an Effective Public Speaker

In today’s business environment you must communicate effectively to be successful. Clear and confident communication can help with promotion or to persuade people of your idea. Learn how to become an effective public speaker with the VirtualSpeech app.

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Business Presentation Planning, Tips and Delivery Guide
August 17, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Business Presentation Planning, Tips and Delivery Guide

This guide covers important business presentation tips on body language, structuring your message, presentation slides and preparing for questions. Use these tips in your next speech to engage the audience and enhance your message.

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How to Write a Speech to Engage your Audience
August 11, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

How to Write a Speech to Engage your Audience

You need to catch the audience attention early, very early. Deliver a memorable beginning, a clear middle and structured ending. Here are our tips on how to write a speech.

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Speeches that Changed the World
August 9, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Speeches that Changed the World

Learn from these 3 speeches that changed the world in very different ways. We describe the background to the speech and what we can learn from them. We've included the speeches - 'I Have A Dream', 'We shall fight on the beaches' and the John F. Kennedy Inaugural Address.

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Top 5 commencement speeches
August 4, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Top 5 Commencement Speeches for Inspiration

View our list of top 5 inspirational speeches, from J.K. Rowling to Bill Gates, these speeches will help inspire you as the speakers talk about life achievements and struggles they went through to get where they are.

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Improve your English Communication Skills with these Audiobooks
July 8, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Improve your English Communication Skills with these Audiobooks

Audiobooks are a great way to understand how English words, phrases and literary techniques are used in a variety of contexts, making them a great tool for improving English communication skills.

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Public speaking VR training and practice rooms
July 3, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

VirtualSpeech App VR Training Rooms

The VirtualSpeech app offers a variety of public speaking, job interview, networking, sales and meeting rooms for you to practice and improve your skills in. VR environments include a conference scene, meeting room, wedding styed room and an interview panel.

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Greatest Public Speaking Books
July 1, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

5 of the Best Public Speaking Books

Check out our list of top public speaking books, which will give you tips on every aspect of your communication and speech, from TED inspired talks to learning form stand-up comedians.

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How to Build Effective Communication Skills
June 3, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

How to Build Effective Communication Skills

Effective communication skills are essential to success in the 21st century. There are many different aspects associated with communication – in this guide we focus on 4 key topics: Mind, Body, Voice and Breath.

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Prepare, Write and Deliver a Eulogy

Prepare, Write & Deliver a Eulogy

Writing and giving a eulogy is a way of saying farewell to someone who has died that, in a sense, brings the person to life in the minds of the audience. This guide helps you plan, write and give the eulogy, with examples and poems.

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Audience Analysis for your Speech
June 1, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Audience Analysis for your Speech

Understand how to perform audience analysis for your speech and the different types of audience you might encounter. The type of audience affects the choice of language, humour, opening sentences, length and many more.

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Literary Techniques for a Speech
May 16, 2016 - VirtualSpeech

Literary Techniques for a Speech

Planned use of language has a major impact on how your speech is received by the audience. Saying the right words at the right time, and in the right way, can achieve a specific impact.

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Brief History of Public Speaking and Famous Speakers through the Ages
April 30, 2018 - VirtualSpeech

Brief History of Public Speaking and Famous Speakers through the Ages

Public speaking is an essential life skill in the modern world, full of meetings, conferences and networking events. In this article, we look at the history of public speaking, from Greece to the 21st century, as well as famous orators throughout history.

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