“TESOL Toastmasters develop greater leadership and communications skills where teachers pass those skills to their students, multiplying the investment”
TESOL Toastmasters Club
What is the TESOL Toastmasters Club? It is a special interest group under TESOL Kuwait and a club under Toastmasters International – which makes us the first of its kind in the world. Joining us would make you a member in 2 international organizations; TESOL and Toastmasters.
What is Toastmasters International? Toastmasters International, founded in 1924, is a proven product, regarded as the leading organization dedicated to communication and leadership skill development. As a member, you will gain all the tools, resources and support you need.
Through its worldwide network of clubs, Toastmasters helps nearly 280,000 people communicate effectively and achieve the confidence to lead others. Why pay thousands of dollars for a seminar or class when you can join a Toastmasters club for a fraction of the cost and have fun in the process? www.toastmasters.org
How does it work? Toastmasters is a place where you develop and grow - both personally and professionally. You join a community of learners, and in Toastmasters meetings we learn by doing. Whether you're an executive or a stay-at-home parent, a college student or a retiree, you will improve yourself; building skills to express yourself in a variety of situations. You'll open up a world of new possibilities: giving better work presentations; leading meetings - and participating in them - more confidently; speaking more smoothly off the cuff; even handling one-on-one interactions with family, friends and colleagues more positively.
The environment in a Toastmasters club is friendly and supportive. Everyone at a Toastmasters meeting feels welcome and valued - from complete beginners to advanced speakers. In a club meeting, you practice giving prepared speeches as well as brief impromptu presentations, known as Table Topics. There is no rush and no pressure: The Toastmasters program allows you to progress at your own pace.
Constructive evaluation is central to the Toastmasters philosophy. Each time you give a prepared speech, an evaluator will point out strengths as well as suggest improvements. Receiving - and giving - such feedback is a great learning experience. In Toastmasters, encouragement and improvement go hand-in-hand.
When are the meetings?
You won't regret it. Toastmasters currently has more than 332,000 members in 135 countries. Our club is just one of the more than 15,400 clubs located around the world.
By learning to effectively formulate, organize and express your ideas to others, you can achieve all kinds of success. You'll be more capable and confident when giving presentations. You'll be more persuasive when pitching prospective clients. Want to be better at negotiating your salary with your boss? Networking at business or social functions? Motivating co-workers - or your kids?
* Our meetings are conducted at the Australian College, Kuwait (ACK) on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month at 11 am, in the main building, room no. F21.
What does it cost? Visitors are welcome to attend for three times with no fees. Membership of TESOL TM is for TESOL members only: New member fee is: 20KD plus and 15KD for renewal, we pay dues twice a year; once on April and another on Sept.
Become the speaker and leader you want to be. Confident, charismatic leaders weren't born that way. Toastmasters members learn to tell their story. They listen and answer. Through our community of learners, they find their path to leadership.
Toastmasters International. Where leaders are made.
Contact: Link to TESOL TM website link: http://3912619.toastmastersclubs.org/
Instagram Account: @TESOL_TM
Anyone who is a strong leader has to first be an effective communicator. In Toastmasters you will hone your speaking skills, and you will develop leadership abilities - through evaluations, listening, mentoring, serving as club officers and filling roles in club meetings. You will take those leadership skills out into the world, running businesses, mentoring youths, organizing fund-raisers, coaching teams and heading up families
“You can profit by the wisdom of others, and you can give them full credit”
Ralph Smedely, Founder of Toastmasters