This course will provide an overview of Public Speaking. Participants in this course will review and practice 5 types of speech: Self/Introductory, Informative, Persuasive, Sensory Aid & Special Occasion Speeches (storytelling, professional and commemorative speeches.) At the end of the course, participants will select a topic of their choice and speech style to share a “TED Talk” style presentation, sponsored by Vance-Granville Community College.