Details for Deliver a public speech

This unit equips students to present a speech to a group using strategies which will enhance the presentation and maintain audience interest. The student learns about verbal and non-verbal communication to ensure the audience understands clearly. The course addresses speaking to specialist groups and considers how to speak within the church environment.

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: LEDCOM501
  • Credit points: 10



Awards offering Deliver a public speech

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Research topic and prepare speech/sermon:
    • Speech preparation
    • Speech Structure
    • Context
  2. Present speech/sermon:
    • Body Language
    • Voice Techniques
    • Audience Connection 
  3. Evaluate delivery

This course may be offered in the following formats


Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

Short Story Talk, Short Message, Sermon

Prescribed Text

  • Collins, Philip. The Art of Speeches and Presentations: The Secrets of Making People Remember What You Say. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2013.
  • Ali Martin. Get It Across Loud and Clear: A Speaker’s Practical Guide to Preparation and Delivery. Crownhill, Milton Keynes: Authentic Media, 2012.

Please consult your instructor prior to purchasing any textbooks.