Standup Comedy, Humorous Public Speaking, & Becoming Funnier

Standup Comedy & Humorous Public Speaking

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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. 

Course design

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.

Course Curriculum

Section 01: Introduction
Stand-up Comedy Course 00:01:00
Introduction 00:04:00
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
Conclusion 00:02:00
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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