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The Power of The Voice – Public Speaking

The Self Confident Voice in Harmony with Mimic, Gesture and Body Posture.
Voice Training and Speech Technique for giving Presentations and for Business Usage

  • How to structure the presentation using voice and modulation techniques
  • How gesture supports the presentation

Target Group

Doctoral candidates of all disciplines.



Learning the craft of speech in order to convey contents in a more speedy and efficient manner.


Overview of practical exercises

Voice Training and Speech Techniques

  • Exercises to enable use of voice to convey information rather than uncontrolled personal feelings.
  • Resonance space exercises to develop a powerful, sovereign voice and avoiding hoarseness.
  • Modulation exercises to practice meaningful speech, clear communication, effective transmission of information.
  • Breathing exercises to practice energetic speech

Course elements

Breathing techniques, voice strengthening, improving voice volume

Advantage: The listener grasps the contents faster. The speaker remembers the presentation contents more easily.


Please bring a short PowerPoint presentation (about 3 minutes) on a topic of your choice to the workshop.



Ulrike Semmelrock, freie Sprechtrainerin


6 h


Sat, 25.01.2020, 10:00–16:30 h


Please register via the campus management portal HISinOne.


Seminar Room of the Freiburg Research Services (FRS),

Friedrichstr. 41-43, 2nd floor 

Number of Participants

12 Dotoral Candidates