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Beginning Public Speaking

Ages 6–10 or students who don’t speak English as their first language

Introducing Beginning Public Speaking

Get your students started with speech using 

our super-simple, user-friendly, no-experience-needed, easy-to-follow program.

Beginning Public Speaking features eight weekly video lessons for groups of students.


Check back in September to register!

About the Curriculum

Designed for

Classrooms with students ages 6 – 10 years or who don’t speak English as their first language

Course Length & Duration

8 weekly sessions

50 minutes each


Reliable internet access for all instructors

Are your students in middle school? Reason to Speak is our intermediate curriculum for them!

High school? Try our Express curriculum especially for teens!

Course Syllabus

Week 1: orientation – explore the connection between caring for and speaking to your audience

Week 2: practice impromptu introductions

Week 3: deliver a story to connect with an audience

Week 4: use humor in public speaking

Week 5: reinforce speaking skills in limited-preparation situations

Week 6: use visual aids in a speech to inform

Week 7: appreciate the value in receiving coaching in public speaking and develop impromptu-speaking skills

Week 8: inform an audience by storytelling

Included Materials

Beginning Public Speaking

Get a Sample Lesson Here!

BPS Instructor Access


$77 per instructor

What's Included For Each Instructor

  • Get access to your curriculum the same day you purchase in most cases
  • Interact with the instructor materials and our global community in our secure online-learning Academy
  • Join in twice-monthly support and connection video call

How to Determine How Many Instructors You Need

Our experience tells us that 6-12 students per instructor is ideal, depending on the age of your students.

Instruction Options

Your instructor Delivers Training

Basic Package
  • Most affordable option
  • You will instruct with the materials you purchased
  • Sample worksheets are included for Beginning Public Speaking
  • You can show all videos during your class meeting time via your instructor access
  • Instructor access ends after 180 days
Man Speaking to Group on Video Call
Boy writing at a desk in a classroom

downloadable videos

Now you can
  • watch your videos even when your wifi is unstable.
  • use your BPS course in a location with no internet.
  • rewatch videos again and again easily.
We’ve heard your requests and are delighted to offer downloadable BPS videos for only $47 and your agreement that you will not distribute them to others.

Printed Worksheets

  • Easy download of print materials for each of your students
  • Reinforces comprehension as students document what they learn throughout the course
  • Cost-effective for groups

Get Started now — Only $77!

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Purchase Instructor Access

You’ll have access to your curriculum for 180 days.

Purchase Printed Materials

After you purchase your curriculum, you’ll receive an email with details as to how to purchase student materials.

Instructors purchasing any student materials, your online access to curriculum is extended for an additional 180 days.

Frequently Asked Questions

A. Any parent or teacher. It’s excellent for families or groups of any kind.

A. You are not required to, but it’s best if you can do this course with a group. Your children will need others to listen to their speeches and also to learn to listen to others. If you can find a one or two other families to do this with, you’ll find that the energy and support that result are well worth it.

A. You do it all yourself — we empower you, and you learn along with the students! The lesson plans, videos, and assignments are found in the online classroom. You’ll watch a video and then lead your students according to the instructions found there. Your students will present speeches according to the lesson plans and assignments that are given in the course.
A. You can meet with the group in your home or at a church or school — you can pick any time and day that meets your needs. You would set aside about an hour for the meeting. For online meetings, we’ve recently updated materials to include tools to help with making these good experiences for students.
A. You can use this with as many students as you like. In order to get access to the downloadable student workbook, you will purchase one download per student or a license for a group of students.
A. You will receive a confirmation email with directions for how to access the online curriculum through the ICC Academy. You’ll receive this the very day you purchase!

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