Table Topics Speaker

Taking on this role improves confidence and impromptu speaking skills.

Table Topics® is a long-standing Toastmasters tradition intended to help members develop their ability to organize their thoughts quickly and respond to an impromptu question or topic.

  • Table Topics typically begins after the prepared speech presentations.
  • The Toastmaster will introduce the Topicsmaster, who will give a brief description of Table Topics and then call on respondents at random.
  • Your response should express your thoughts clearly and succinctly, lasting one to two minutes.

  

Table Topics Speaker Resources

Spontaneous Speaking

Tips and tricks for becoming a better Table Topics speaker.

10 Tips for Terrific Table Topics

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A Toastmaster Wears Many Hats

This manual offers tips and advice for taking on club meeting roles.

The Two Sides of Table Topics

Both speakers and Topicsmasters benefit from this signature club exercise.

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Tips for Success

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Hybrid Meeting Tips

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