posted by Dana .
Teacher says I need to improve my poise, posture and the delivery of my speech.
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. This will take practice so do that in front of a mirror, in front of your family members, friends, etc. to get their "positive" feedback. Know it so well that you won't be nervous at all. A secret when you are speaking to a group, is to look at someone's left or right ear. That way, it appears that you have eye-contact, even though you don't.
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All of this will get you started. If you are very shy in front of groups, enroll in some drama classes.
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I hope this helps a little more. Thanks for asking.