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    ...on my own...in front of the whole class.

    Any tips?
    Last time I did one I nearly collapsed and had to stop and cry for 10 minutes after saying 2 sentences.

    If I do it successfully I'm sure I'll have a few new friends.
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    speak in an american accent.. always helps me. cmon! think of baker
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    (Original post by feministy)
    ...on my own...in front of the whole class.

    Any tips?
    Last time I did one I nearly collapsed and had to stop and cry for 10 minutes after saying 2 sentences.
    http://copperbadge.livejournal.com/3406378.html <= an excellent set of tips for nervous presenters.
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    (Original post by emerald7770)
    speak in an american accent.. always helps me. cmon! think of baker
    The class already hates me!
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    (Original post by feministy)
    The class already hates me!
    lol why!
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    (Original post by feministy)
    The class already hates me!
    tell them im a feminist
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    Maybe, get to your classroom early and practice in front of the empty seats?
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    (Original post by emerald7770)
    lol why!
    Once my 'friend' threw a cookie from the back of the room at the teacher and everyone thought it was me...

    I'm also a weirdo who never talks.
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    tell them im a feminist
    They would actually love me if I said that though.
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    At least it's not the classic situation where you have pulled the weight of your group and complete all the work for everyone...

    I think doing a presentation on your own is better in terms of getting credit for the work you have done - it accurately represents the effort you have put in.

    I did a joint lab report a few weeks ago (didn't have to present it thank god) and I did about 60% of the typing! Ridiculous!

    Unfortunately you just have to suck it up and get on with it. Unless you have a secret weapon like propranalol or benzos lol
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    (Original post by feministy)
    Once my 'friend' threw a cookie from the back of the room at the teacher and everyone thought it was me...

    I'm also a weirdo who never talks.
    Oh.. lol. Are you shy too?
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    I always practice it in front of my parents before hand - it usually helps me get familiar with the structure of it in someone I don't feel uncomfortable screwing up in front. After that, just either gaze over them so you're not specifically looking at one person - or look in the spaces between them, that way you're still looking at them, but not directly gazing at them.

    Best of luck!
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    (Original post by saffarinda)
    I always practice it in front of my parents before hand - it usually helps me get familiar with the structure of it in someone I don't feel uncomfortable screwing up in front. After that, just either gaze over them so you're not specifically looking at one person - or look in the spaces between them, that way you're still looking at them, but not directly gazing at them.

    Best of luck!
    Lol my parents don't want to hear about how I am pro-choice
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    (Original post by feministy)
    ...on my own...in front of the whole class.

    Any tips?
    Last time I did one I nearly collapsed and had to stop and cry for 10 minutes after saying 2 sentences.

    If I do it successfully I'm sure I'll have a few new friends.
    Well you certainly do an excellent joy of shutting down some idiots on here so I think you just need to take this confidence and attitude into it. Good luck 😊
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    > If I do it successfully I'm sure I'll have a few new friends.

    Here's a tip from me, if you do it well you'll even have a couple of girls automatically going in Niagra Falls mode for your d- wait you're a woman. Oh guess it won't work for you.

    ...

    Well since you're a woman, you could always go to Saudi Arabia. They don't allow women to do public speaking. Just the way I like it!
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    (Original post by emerald7770)
    Oh.. lol. Are you shy too?
    Aye
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    (Original post by feministy)
    Lol my parents don't want to hear about how I am pro-choice
    Awesome topic to do it on! Nothing wrong with being pro-choice, present it to your friends instead.
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    (Original post by emerald7770)
    lol why!
    What do you mean "why"? Isn't it obvious!?
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    Be fun and interesting. Forget quality of work, just enjoy it. Find details you think your class mates will like. I used to hate doing stuff like that but now I love it
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    (Original post by Katzen)
    What do you mean "why"? Isn't it obvious!?
    i swr i cant take u seriously with that dp LMAO
 
 
 
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