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Nous sommes un club bilingue!
Le club St-Lawrence Toastmasters est un club bilingue à Montréal. Nos réunions hebdomadaires se déroulent en français et en anglais.

We are a bilingual club!
Located in downtown Montreal, St-Lawrence Toastmasters is a bilingual club. All meetings are held in both English and French.

Here is an interesting article giving useful tips on how to avoid using some of the dreaded filler words “Um” and “Uh” when speaking.

“Becoming Well-Spoken:
How to Minimize Your Uh’s and Um’s”

Although it’s from the website “The Art of Manliness", the article can apply to both sexes. It explains why we tend to use filler words and how they can be detrimental, and then gives suggestions that can help to minimize the use of such fillers.

Um and other filler words

Here is another interesting post related to the same subject:

“Um, Uh, and You Know:
Killer Fillers in Public Speaking”

Enjoy the read!

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Are you interested in finding out how Toastmasters can help you minimize Um’s and Uh’s when speaking? 

Or how about helping to reduce anxiety and increase your confidence when speaking in public? 

Then visit St-Lawrence Toastmasters in Montreal.  Here is the programme for the meeting of March 25, 2014.