A speech with humour helps create a bond with the audience. It gives the audience emotional relief and puts them in ease. Explore the art of adding humour to your speech by taking this Standup Comedy, Humorous Public Speaking, & Becoming Funnier course.
The benefits of adding humour in speech are tremendous. The bigger laughs you get from the audience helps boost your confidence and performance level. This Standup Comedy, Humorous Public Speaking, & Becoming Funnier course explains the structure of jokes in precise concepts and shows you how to be funny while delivering a speech. You will learn how to write cheerful jokes and self-depreciation jokes. In addition, it will educate you on how to come up with a character act and instruct you on creating your routine.
Once you complete it, you will get to grips with the specific skills to keep people engaged during your performance and leave a lasting impression on them.
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Video lessons
- Online study materials
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised CPD accredited certification. You can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at the cost of £9 and Hard Copy Certificate for £15.
Why study this course
It doesn’t matter if you are an aspiring professional or absolute beginner; this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with critical skills and an accredited certification attesting to your knowledge.
The Standup Comedy, Humorous Public Speaking, & Becoming Funnier is fully available to anyone, and no previous qualifications are needed to enrol. All One Education needs to know is that you are eager to learn and are over 16.
|Section 01: Introduction|
|Stand-up Comedy Course||00:01:00|
|Section 02: Creating Comedy|
|The Structure of Jokes. Active Joke Writing: Coming Up with Jokes about Anything||00:10:00|
|Tagging: Coming Up with Punchlines||00:08:00|
|Passive Joke Writing: How to Come Up with Jokes without Trying||00:06:00|
|Improving Jokes: Getting Bigger Laughs||00:06:00|
|Jerry Seinfeld Interview: How to Write a Joke | The New York Times||00:02:00|
|Casually Explained: How to Make Something Funny||00:02:00|
|Joe Rogan on Writing Jokes||00:02:00|
|Section 03: Humor Tricks of The Trade|
|Self-Depreciation: Jokes That almost Always Work||00:05:00|
|Humour Tricks of The Trade||00:03:00|
|Ricky Gervais: The Principles of Comedy||00:02:00|
|Conan O’Brien: How to Be Witty||00:02:00|
|Section 04: How to Come Up with A Character Act|
|How to Come Up with A Character Act||00:03:00|
|Mr Bean’s Physical Comedy||00:02:00|
|Laughing Matters | Rowan Atkinson on How to Slapstick or Physical Comedy||00:02:00|
|Section 05: Developing A Routine|
|Developing A Routine||00:04:00|
|Practising Comedy Effectively||00:07:00|
|How Louis Ck Tells a Joke||00:02:00|
|Section 06: Getting the Most Out of Your Performance|
|Getting The Most Out of Your Performance||00:08:00|
|Bombing: What to Do When Your Jokes Don’t Work||00:09:00|
|Zach Galifianakis on bombing onstage||00:02:00|
|How To Host a Show or Be A Master Of Ceremony||00:05:00|
|Kevin Hart’s 3 Secrets To Hilarious Storytelling||00:02:00|
|Section 07: Conclusion and Bonus Material|
|Talking Funny Interview: Jerry Seinfeld, Ricky Gervais, Chris Rock, Louis Ck||00:02:00|
|Assignment – Standup Comedy, Humorous Public Speaking, & Becoming Funnier||00:00:00|
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