Activity 7.2 - Body language and nerves

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Course: 2018 Science Communication Skills for Water Cooperation and Diplomacy
Book: Activity 7.2 - Body language and nerves
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Date: Saturday, 27 November 2021, 7:11 AM

1 - Building trust with the audience

Watch the video and write down 3 ways to build trust with your audience.

2 - Develop self-awareness

Many of the things that happen to you when you get nervous about public speaking are instinctive self-defense reflexes, such as sweaty palms or heavier breathing. It is worth spending time becoming aware of what happens to you, in order to maintain control.

  1. List 3 things that happen to you when you get nervous about speaking in public.



3 - Body language to deal with nerves

Watch this video and give one example of how body language can help deal with nerves.