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    Try to get to know the room you'll be speaking in beforehand. For example test the microphone and other equipment if possible.

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    Avoid making any awkward situations worse by apologizing or saying, "woops that was awkward, excuse me." Just keep going and forget about it.

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    If you're speaking informatively about something, try to act like a world class teacher when on the stage.

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    Practicing with a timer can help you gauge the speed at which you speak. Remember to take your time and avoid words like "um."

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    Remember who your audience is and at what level of understanding they're at as you prepare your presentation's content.

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    Don't read too long from your notes or your presentation slides as your voice needs to project towards the audience, not the floor or the wall.

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