Chers amis et membres Toastmasters,

Veuillez noter que nous sommes présentement en relâche pour le temps de Fêtes.

Nous serons de retour à nos activités régulières dès le mardi 13 janvier 2015.

D’ici-là, voici une petite vidéo créative de Noël :

Der Lauf Der Dinge X-Mas Card from Bas Manders on Vimeo.

Dear Toastmasters members and friends,

Please note that we are currently taking a break for the 2014 Holiday season.

We’ll be back in full swing starting Tuesday January 13, 2015.

Until then, enjoy the following emotionally heart-warming video:

(OK, so apart from the fact that it’s an ad for Sainsbury’s – “Christmas is for sharing”, the story is presented in a way that engages the viewer in a sentimental manner.  This is the kind of emotion that we also learn to try to bring out in some speeches at Toastmasters…)

The educational program of Toastmaster is comprised of 10 modules structured to improve your speaking abilities.

The correct use of words is especially important when crafting your speech. Module number 4 “How to Say It” focuses precisely on that topic.  Using the right words is an important component in the credibility of your speech. The following article will help you avoiding common English words: 

40 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb

Don’t hesitate to apply it for your next speech! 


Don’t hesitate to join us at our Toastmasters meeting in Montreal this Tuesday. Here is the programme for the evening of December 9, 2014.