Apply Yourself to Reading and Teaching​—Videos

Develop essential skills for public reading and teaching.

STUDY 1

Effective Introduction

How can you make your audience want to hear what you have to say?

STUDY 2

Conversational Manner

How can you put your listeners at ease when speaking to them?

STUDY 3

Use of Questions

How can you use questions to reason with your listeners, maintain their interest, and emphasize important points?

STUDY 4

Scriptures Properly Introduced

How can you prepare your listeners to benefit the most from Bible verses that you read?

STUDY 5

Accurate Reading

What are some keys to reading aloud exactly what is on the page?

STUDY 6

Scripture Application Made Clear

What should you do after reading a scripture to help your audience understand your reason for reading the verse?

STUDY 7

Accurate and Convincing

How can you make sure that you do not distort the truth?

STUDY 8

Illustrations That Teach

Like the Great Teacher, how can you use illustrations effectively?

STUDY 9

Appropriate Use of Visual Aids

How can you use artwork or other visual aids to help your listeners grasp main points?

STUDY 10

Modulation

How can you use modulation to help convey ideas clearly and stir the emotions of your listeners?

STUDY 11

Enthusiasm

How can you use enthusiasm to stimulate and motivate your listeners to action?

STUDY 12

Warmth and Empathy

How can you show genuine warmth and empathy for your listeners?

STUDY 13

Practical Value Made Clear

How can you present a topic so that your listeners will understand its practical value and be motivated to action?

STUDY 14

Main Points Made to Stand Out

Help your listeners to pay attention, understand, and remember what you say by making your main points stand out.

STUDY 15

Expressed With Conviction

How can you speak with conviction when giving talks or engaging in the public ministry?

STUDY 16

Upbuilding and Positive

What are three essentials to speaking in a way that will improve a situation and inspire confidence in others?

STUDY 17

Understandable to Others

What pitfalls should you avoid when trying to help your listeners grasp the meaning of your message?

STUDY 18

Informative to Your Audience

How can you stimulate the thinking of your listeners and teach them something worthwhile?

STUDY 19

Effort to Reach the Heart

How can you appeal to the finest motives of your listeners?

STUDY 20

Effective Conclusion

What should you accomplish in your conclusion, whether you are in the congregation or in the ministry?

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Apply Yourself to Reading and Teaching

This publication is designed to help sharpen your skills in public reading and in the arts of speaking and teaching.