A brilliant compilation of the best elocution pieces from the inimitable Derek OBrien.
Are you stumped about what to speak at the upcoming elocution contest? Are you tired of surfing the Internet searching for a piece that is right for you? Are you wondering how you can speak more confidently? Then this handy collection is just what you need. In Speak Up, Speak Out you will find:
- Poetry, prose and speeches suitable for junior, middle and senior school students;
- An introduction to each piece by Derek, along with his recommendations on how best to deliver it;
- Dereks tips on how to become an expert public speaker;
- Classic and rare writings by masters such as Roald Dahl, Vikram Seth, Ruskin Bond, Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama, among many others.
So, grab this book and let Derek OBrien take you into a world of literary masterpieces and you will discover that all you need to be a winner is to speak up, and speak it right! About the Author Derek OBrien
was born in Kolkata. He studied at St. Xaviers Collegiate School, Kolkata, St. Columbas School, New Delhi, and Scottish Church College, Kolkata. During his school and college years, he participated in numerous public speaking competitions where he won multiple awards. Derek began his career as a sports journalist but soon shifted to advertising and worked for a number of years as Creative Head of Ogilvy. However, his natural ability as a public speaker led Derek to focus all his energy and talent on his passion: quizzing.
Today, Derek OBrien is Asias best-known quizmaster and CEO of Derek OBrien & Associates Pvt. Ltd. Over the years, he has written more than forty reference and quiz books.
He is currently a Member of Parliament, and also the Chief Whip of the Trinamool Congress in the Rajya Sabha. To know more about Derek OBrien and his company, visit www.derek.in.