Text Rich Ali is offering online public speaking classes for school age kids!
The class will draw from an eclectic selection of literature including essays, poems, journal entries, and songs to introduce young speakers and readers to reading aloud, paced speaking, elocution, posture, and eye contact, and will include some discussion of what makes these writers effective orators and communicators.
50 min classes meet once per week for 6 weeks, from Jan 19 - Feb 24, finishing with presentations of student-selected readings via Zoom !
Classes will be in small groups of up to 4 students per class.
Mr. Ali will also share supplemental materials including notes and YouTube videos for students' reference.
Classes will be conducted via Zoom.
1) introduce students to great English language authors, particularly in the African American tradition 2) help students become more comfortable reading and expressing themselves aloud 3) help students create supportive environments for their peers
Registration: $125 for 6-week course
Mr. Ali is available to answer any questions, and happy to meet students and parents before or after registration!