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Exercises

1: Read the following scene. Kara and Ms. Castor are sitting across from one another in Ms. Castor’s Office.

Ms. Castor: (Matter-of-factly) Well that about wraps it up. I’m glad to hear that everything’s going smoothly for the presentation in New York.

Kara: (Fidgeting and acting very nervous, might be shaking one of her legs, nervously) I think that everything’s set.

Ms. Castor: (Concerned) Kara, you’ve been acting nervous ever since I brought up the subject of the presentation. Are you sure that you’re fully prepared for it?

Kara: (Admitting) The presentation is fine, I completed it yesterday. But, to be honest, I’m really nervous about giving such an important presentation to such a large group.

Now, answer the following:

Why was Kara nervous? Discuss.

2: Write about an experience when you were nervous about speaking in front of a large group.
3: Do the following four steps help control your fear of speaking: visualize success, practice, change your attitude, and prepare? If yes, why?
  1. Yes

  2. No

Visualize success

Practice

Change your attitude

Prepare

4: What is the harm in revealing your nervousness to the audience?




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