Far from a lady’s outfit and makeup, the way a lady expresses herself through words go a long way in revealing the lady’s personality.
Any lady who can speak elegantly in public adds values and respect to herself because you can identify the intellectual level of the speaker.
Here are ways to speak elegantly as a lady:
1. Keep composure
Being able to stand confident and composed in public is one factor that women who intend to speak elegantly should work on. When speaking in public, private, or to a set of people you should maintain composure at all cost. You shouldn’t make it obvious that you have stage fright even if you have one. Working around your stage and making gestures should help you maintain composure rather than being shaky on stage or having shaky hands when talking. One attribute of an elegant lady who speaks well is maintaining composure in public.
2. Minimize use of filler words (um, hmm, errm)
Avoid the use of filler words while talking. Aside from just being an elegant lady, it makes you a very good public speaker. Rather than using filler words, slow down, pause and think. This does not just save you from excess use of filler words it makes you show that you are in charge of your audience. Most times it elicits some sort of intelligence in your speech and gives your audience the time to assimilate all you have been saying.
3. Control your pace
Controlling your pace while speaking helps you speak elegantly. When you control your pace, you do not become too fast in talking. most times, being too fast in talking makes you forget some of the things you want to say or even make your audience not understand what you are saying.
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4. Read More
Being a good reader will help you to be a good public speaker because you won’t lack the right words to use while speaking, or the right answers to give to your audience when thrown in public.
5. Avoid using foul language in public
Avoid using foul language in public, it won’t speak well of you and won’t raise you as an elegant lady. You shouldn’t be heard within earshot using foul language. Use acceptable words while speaking.
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