Toastmasters 1 – A PRESS RELEASE

[:en]By Ummu Syauqah Al Musyahadah, Division of Self Development of PPIW 2019

 

Participants of PPIW Toastmasters

 

Intended to improve our confidence to speak in English in public, on March 1, 2019, Indonesian Student Association in Wageningen (PPI Wageningen), through the Self-development division carried out the inaugural PPIW Toastmasters.

Putting up a theme “LDR with your Love”, which is a very interesting theme, the participants were very enthusiastic in delivering their thoughts around the theme provided. They were divided into several roles with tasks including prepared speech for those who could prepare a 5-minute monologue and impromptu speech that answers questions from the table topic master spontaneously. Guided by a talented host, Geena Charmansyah, various love stories were raising up, starting from how I met my soulmate to how I finally broke up with someone I considered as my soulmate. Iqbal was named as the best speaker in this toastmaster.

The participants also said they were satisfied with this toastmaster activity, and hoped that activities like this could be held regularly. Likewise, the committee said they were happy with the good feedback from the participants. Besides, Randa as the Table topic master, advised the participants to always manage their eye contact when executing a public speech. Well, it is a very precious suggestion.

Are you curious to know more about how Toastmasters(TM) PPI Wageningen? Let’s look forward to the next TM series, cheers …

[:id]Oleh: Ummu Syauqah Al Musyahadah-Divisi Pengembangan Diri PPIW 2019

 

Peserta Toastmasters PPIW

 

Sebagai salah satu program pengembangan diri, PPI Wageningen pada tanggal 1 Maret 2019 lalu melaksanakan Toastmasters perdana ala PPI Wageningen. Kegiatan tersebut bertujuan untuk melatih kepercayaan diri teman-teman mahasiswa di WUR untuk berbicara dalam bahasa inggris di depan umum.

Mengangkat tema yang sangat menarik, “LDR with your love”, para peserta sangat bersemangat dalam menyampaikan isi pikiran mereka tentang tema tersebut. Mereka dibagi ke dalam beberapa peran dengan tugas diantaranya Prepared speech yang menyiapkan monolog dengan durasi 5 menit dan Impromptu speech yang menjawab pertanyaan dari table topic master secara spontan. Dipandu oleh host berpengalaman Geena Charmansyah, berbagai kisah cinta pun terbuka, mulai dari bagaimana saya bertemu dengan calon saya hingga bagaimana saya pada akhirnya berpisah dengan seseorang yang saya anggap calon saya. Iqbal dinobatkan sebagai best speaker dalam kegiatan kali ini.

Para peserta juga mengaku puas dengan kegiatan ala toastmaster ini, dan berharap aktivitas seperti ini bisa diadakan secara rutin. Begitu pula panitia yang mengaku senang dengan feedback baik dari para peserta. Randa sebagai Table topic master pun memberikan saran kepada para peserta untuk selalu mengatur kontak mata ketika melakukan public speech.

Penasaran bagaimana Toastmasters ala PPI Wageningen? Ayo nantikan seri TM selanjutnya, cheers…..

 

 

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