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Public Speaking in General Terms

Give an example of when you have used a personal experience and then generalized to a larger audience. What did you learn from that experience?

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With this kind of problem, you need to think first about the events that happened in your life where you have to retell your story in which you have to generalize - this means you have to cut it to essential points only- the beginning, middle and end. It could be many things; it could be a very personal experience where you share it with a larger audience - i.e. family or a professional experience wherein you have to share it with colleagues like in a speech or a talk. The important things to consider here are the audience - is the 'large audience' family, friends or colleagues? Was the situation where you shared your experience casual or formal? Why did ...

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The solution is a concise discussion explaining how to talk about a personal experience/reality to a larger audience in generalized terms. References to explore the topic further is also listed.A Word version is also attached.