Welcome to Paris Speech Masters, a member
International, is an English-speaking club supporting people who want to
communicators. You do not need to be a native
speaker to join us. Our members come from different countries and speak with different accents. However, an excellent command and comprehension of English is a prerequisite.
Where Good Speakers Become GREAT!!
Our club was founded on 29 June 2011.
We have more than 25 members with more than ten differents nationalities. We belongs to the Area 4, Division A and District 59, part of Toastmasters International: the organization that offers you a place to learn how to formulate, express and sell your ideas with confidence.
Toastmasters is the best way for anyone — whether a
working professional, student,
stay-at-home parent or retiree — to improve his or her communication and leadership skills. Members overcome the fear of public speaking and learn
skills that aid them in becoming
more successful. Toastmasters creates better listeners and stronger team members and leaders who can comfortably give and receive constructive
Toastmasters, will give you the confidence to:
1. Develop better speaking and presentation skills.
2. Learn to think quickly and clearly on your feet.
3. Hone your listening skills.
The Toastmasters experience also helps you develop your leadership skills, practice skills from time management to team building. Once you’ve completed these
programmes, you can continue onto the Advanced programmes.
How does Toastmaster work ?
At Toastmasters, members learn by speaking
to groups and working with others in a
supportive environment. A typical Toastmasters club is made
up of 20 to 30 people who meet once a week for
approximately an hour. Each meeting gives members
meetings: Members learn how to plan and conduct
2. Give impromptu
speeches: Members present one- to two- minute, impromptu speeches about assigned topics.
3. Present prepared
speeches: Two or more members present speeches based on projects from manuals in Toastmasters’ proven communication and lead-ership programs. Projects cover topics such as speech organization, vocal variety, language, gestures and persuasion.
4. Offer constructive
evaluation: Every speaker is assigned an evaluator who
points out speech strengths and offers suggestions
How does Paris Speech Master work ?
Our Toastmaster club meetings take place every 1st and 3rdMonday at Cafe Bords de
Seines - 75001 Paris where we open our doors at 7.00pm, start at 7.30pm and finish around 9.30pm. The meetings are typically structured as follows:
The President or the Toastmaster of the
Evening gavels the meeting to order, greets the guests introduces the evening's program.
A "Toast of the Evening" is delivered.
The Grammarian chooses a "word of the evening" challenging all speakers to use it during the
The Toastmaster of the Evening introduces speakers to deliver their prepared speeches.
The Table Topics Master announces a theme and calls on willing volunteers to give short
There is a break for dinner between the speeches and the evaluation session. This is a good
time to get to know club members.
Evaluators provide feedback for each speech, followed by reports from stumble catcher, grammarian
The General Evaluator comments on the entire evening's meeting.
The Toastmaster of the Evening thanks the guests for any comments, reports on any events or
club business and closes the meeting.