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To listen to speeches from great figures in history, visit the History Channel’s audio speech archive. http://www.history.com/video.do?name=speeches
What were the greatest speeches of the twentieth century? Find out here. http://gos.sbc.edu/top100.html
A collection of Prime Minister Harper's speeches can be found on his Web site. http://pm.gc.ca/eng/media.asp?category=2
No great Canadian speeches? TVO's Steve Paikin discusses: Great political speeches--why there are plenty south of the border...not so many up here? http://ww3.tvo.org/video/164982/agenda-summer-2010-no-great-canadian-speeches
The National Speakers Bureau represents Canadian speakers who inspire, inform and engage their audiences. http://nsb.com/
Visit this eHow link for a great video demonstrating how to remove ink stains from clothing. http://www.ehow.com/video_2598_remove-ink-stains.html
To improve your enunciation, try these exercises from the Mount Holyoke College site. http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/speech/enunciation.htm
The Merriam-Webster dictionary site provides a wealth of resources on words, their meanings, their origins, and audio files of how to pronounce them. http://www.merriam-webster.com
For information on adapting your speech for an audience or audience members with special needs, explore this index of resources compiled by Ithaca College. http://www.ithaca.edu/wise/topics/speech_language.htm
Dr. Richard Felder of North Carolina State University presents this questionnaire to assess your learning styles. http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/learningstyles/ilsweb.html
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association offers an array of Web resources on ethics. http://www.asha.org/practice/ethics
Visit this site for a list of more than thirty informative topics for a business speech. http://www.speech-topics-help.com/informative-business-speech-topics.html
Visit this eHow site to get ideas for an audience-oriented informative speech topic. http://www.ehow.com/how_2239702_choose-topic-informative-speech.html