Inspired to speak: The King's Speech

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An inspiring and moving film, The King's Speech tells the story of the reluctant king, George VI, in the years leading up to his coronation and first major speech of World War II, and the man who helps him overcome his fearful approach to speaking (and life). Through physical exercise, breathing, conversation and a variety of (sometimes questionable) techniques, Lionel guides Bertie through the process of facing his fear, his frustration, his setbacks, and his ultimate responsibility.

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Emmys speeches

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Helen Mirren taunted the sound booth, daring them to start the dramatic cut-off music before she was ready to leave the stage. Tags: Speakers News Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Entertainers Watching the Emmys last night, I heard several kinds of speeches. Some were well-constructed, while others were a series of "ums" and awkward pauses. Some were emotional while others were flat. Some were funny while others were dull.

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Inspired to speak: The King's Speech

Speak Schmeak

An inspiring and moving film, The King's Speech tells the story of the reluctant king, George VI, in the years leading up to his coronation and first major speech of World War II, and the man who helps him overcome his fearful approach to speaking (and life). Through physical exercise, breathing, conversation and a variety of (sometimes questionable) techniques, Lionel guides Bertie through the process of facing his fear, his frustration, his setbacks, and his ultimate responsibility.

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