Archive for October, 2013

Komodo Dragon and Frilled Dragon | Two Amazing Kinds of Lizards

October 23, 2013
Komodo Dragon and Frilled Dragon | Two Amazing Kinds of Lizards

In the rather strange and fascinating world of lizards, apart from the chameleon, there are many other kinds of lizards numbering approximately 9766 species.  Two amazing kinds of lizards are the Komodo Dragon and the Frilled Dragon or the Frilled Lizard which you may have heard of through Discovery Kids or National Geographic Kids. ...
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Information about Chameleons | A Few Kinds of Chameleons

October 21, 2013
Information about Chameleons | A Few Kinds of Chameleons

Have you seen a chameleon changing colors in wildlife programs like Discovery Channel or the National Geographic channel?   Even if you have not seen a chameleon in a program, you may have heard about the amazing fact that chameleons are a kind of lizard which can change colors.  Shall we learn a little more...
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Nelson Mandela’s Presidential Inauguration Speech in Pretoria, 1994

October 18, 2013
Nelson Mandela’s Presidential Inauguration Speech in Pretoria, 1994

Nelson Mandela, the extraordinary world leader, who withstood 27 years of imprisonment to become the first president of a free and democratic South African republic, gave many inspiring, memorable and thoughtful speeches.   Let us go through and reflect upon a few lines of one of Nelson Mandela’s most remembered speeches, the presidential inaugural speech...
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Mark Anthony’s Speech at Funeral in Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare

October 17, 2013
Mark Anthony’s Speech at Funeral in Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare

The art of public speaking and moving audiences with rhetoric has been on display since antiquity.  William Shakespeare, the brilliant English literary luminary, beautifully captured the art of speech writing along with the imagined histrionics in his epic play Julius Caesar. Let us briefly discuss Mark Anthony’s Speech at the public funeral of Julius...
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A Short Introduction to the Art of Speech Writing

October 16, 2013
A Short Introduction to the Art of Speech Writing

The art of writing a speech and public speaking like any other communication exercise requires practice and thoughtful articulation.  Let us briefly gather some insights into speech writing. Make the speech memorable and deeply engaging Remember that a speech unlike a written piece of literature cannot be re-read for a deeper analysis or reflection. ...
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