How to Manage Your Anxiety and Speak Confidently
Are you a confident speaker or are you letting your nerves get over you? Here’s how MARKCubator helps you to overcome your nerves and speak confidently.
Recently, MARKCubator has just launched its first monthly meetup session for international students to improve their public speaking skills, and English communication skills as well as train themselves to be critical thinkers. The session allows you to discuss and present various topics related to career directions, the Marketing industry, job hunting journeys and more. Moreover, expanding your social networks and making new friends through these sessions.
Here are some of the highlights of our first meetup session which was held last week on the 2nd of September:
1. Confident Boost to Speak Publicly
Public speaking ability is essential in different aspects, from personal to professional. Effective communication shows to be a crucial asset in our lives, from being able to express your thoughts, and opinions to your friends to presenting significant information to your company.
The first step is to be comfortable speaking to strangers at a personal level. Our students are motivated to step out of their comfort zone and shyness, beginning with a simple “Hello”, they had the chance to get to know each other and built up some small conversations throughout the sessions.
The second step is to get over the difficulty and anxiety of expressing and delivering your thinking to a larger audience. Students are highly encouraged to discuss the topic question in English and write down their ideas on the concepts around the topic. Thus, training you the ability to think, talk and express yourself in both written and verbal communication.
2. Presentation Skill is Critical
Along with public speaking skill, presentation skill is also an important factor to become a good communicator.
Presentation is an outstanding way to contribute to your English learning experience. It allows you to practice all language areas including vocabulary, grammar and tone.
In MARKCubator’s discussion session, our activities are designed to give students limited preparation time but are expected for students to express their thoughts on the spot. This nurturing environment will help students to overcome their fears, encouraging them to speak up and perform better to gain proficiency in the language.