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Toastmasters Advanced Speaking Program Manuals

Toastmasters International provides 15 manuals for speakers who wish to continue to improve beyond the basic Communications Manual. They can be ordered from Toastmasters International.



The Entertaining Speaker (226-A)
Speaking to Inform (226-B)
Public Relations (226-C)
The Discussion Leader (226-D)
Specialty Speeches (226-E)
Speeches By Management (226-F)
Professional Speaker (226-G)
Technical Presentations (226-H)
Persuasive Speaking (226-I)
Communicating On Television (226-J)
Storytelling (226-K)
Interpretive Reading (226-L)
Interpersonal Communication (226-M)
Special Occasion Speeches (226-N)
Humorous Speeches (226-O)


* The Entertaining Speaker (226-A)

* "The Entertaining Speech" (5-7 mins)

* "Resources for Entertainment" (8-10 mins)

* "Make Them Laugh" (5-7 mins)

* "A Dramatic Talk" (10-12 mins)

* "Speaking After Dinner" (13-15 mins)



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* Speaking to Inform (226-B)

* "The Speech to Inform" (5-7 mins)"

* "Resources for Informing" (8-10 mins)

* "The Demonstration Talk" (10-12 mins)

* "A Fact-Finding Report" (10-12 mins)

* "The Abstract Concept" (10-12 mins)



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* Public Relations (226-C)

* "The Public Relations Speech" (5-7 mins)

* "Resources for Goodwill" (8-10 mins)

* "The Persuasive Approach" (8-10 mins)

* "Speaking Under Fire" (Speech: 6-8 mins, Questions: 8-10 mins)

* "The Media Speech" (8 mins ±30 secs)



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* The Discussion Leader (226-D)

* "The Seminar Solution" (20-30 mins)

* "The Round Robin" (20-30 mins)

* "Pilot a Panel" (30-40 mins)

* "Make It Make Believe (Role Play)" (20-30 mins)

* "The Workshop Leader" (30-40 mins)



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* Specialty Speeches (226-E)

* "Speak Off the Cuff" (5-7 mins)

* "Uplift the Spirit" (8-10 mins)

* "Sell a Product" (10-12 mins)

* "Read Out Loud" (12-15 mins)

* "Introduce the Speaker" (Duration of a club meeting)



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* Speeches By Management (226-F)

* "The Briefing" (Speech: 8-10 mins, Questions: 5 mins)

* "The Technical Speech" (8-10 mins)

* "Manage and Motivate" (10-12 mins)

* "The Status Report" (12-15 mins)

* "Confrontation: The Adversary Relationship" (Speech: 5 mins, Questions: 10 mins)



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* The Professional Speaker (226-G)

* "The Keynote Address" (15-20 mins)

* "Speaking to Entertain" (15-20 mins)

* "The Sales Training Speech" (15-20 mins)

* "The Professional Seminar" (20-40 mins)

* "The Motivational Speech" (15-20 mins)



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* Technical Presentations (226-H)

* "The Technical Briefing" (8-10 mins)

* "The Proposal" (8-10 mins)

* "The Non-Technical Audience" (10-12 mins)

* "Presenting a Technical Paper" (10-12 mins)

* "The Team Technical Presentation" (20-30 mins)



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* Persuasive Speaking (226-I)

* "The Effective Salesperson" (3-4 min speech, short scenario intro, 3-5 min role play)

* "Conquering the "Cold Call"" (3-4 min speech, short scenario intro, 5-7 min role-play, 2-3 min discussion)

* "The Winning Proposal" (5-7 mins)

* "Addressing the Opposition" (7-9 min speech; 2-3 min Q&A)

* "The Persuasive Leader" (6-8 mins)



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* Communicating On Television (226-J)

* "Straight Talk" (3 mins ±30 secs)

* "The Talk Show" (10 mins ±30 secs)

* "When You're the Host" (10 mins ±30 secs)

* "The Press Conference" (Present: 4-6 mins, Questions: 8-10 mins)

* "Training on Television" (Present: 5-7 mins, Playback: 5-7 mins)



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* Storytelling (226-K)

* "The Folk Tale" (7-9 mins)

* "Let's Get Personal" (6-8 mins)

* "The Moral of the Story" (4-6 mins)

* "The Touching Story" (6-8 mins)

* "Bringing History to Life" (7-9 mins)



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* Interpretive Reading (226-L)

* "Read a Story" (8-10 mins)

* "Interpreting Poetry" (6-8 mins)

* "The Monodrama" (5-7 mins)

* "The Play" (12-15 mins )

* "The Oratorical Speech" (10-12 mins)



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* Interpersonal Communication (226-M)

* "Conversing with Ease" (10-14 mins)

* "The Successful Negotiator" (10-14 mins)

* "Diffusing Verbal Criticism" (10-14 mins)

* "The Coach" (10-14 mins)

* "Asserting Yourself Effectively" (10-14 mins)



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* Special Occasion Speeches (226-N)

* "Mastering the Toast" (2-3 mins)

* "Speaking in Praise" (5-7 mins)

* "The Roast" (3-5 mins)

* "Presenting an Award" (3-4 mins)

* "Accepting an Award" (5-7 mins)



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* Humorous Speeches (226-O)

* "Warm Up Your Audience" (5-7 mins)

* "Leave Them with a Smile" (5-7 mins)

* "Make Them Laugh" (5-7 mins)

* "Keep Them Laughing" (5-7 mins)

* "The Humorous Speech" (5-7 mins)



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