What is a Toastmasters meeting?
A Toastmasters meeting is typically a 1-2 hour meeting (ours is one hour long) following an established Toastmaster meeting format. The President of the club opens the meeting (on time), maybe says a few words, and then calls up and introduces the “Toastmaster” of that days meeting. The Toastmaster is basically the “MC” of the meeting, introducing the various speaking roles scheduled for that day and in general conducting the meeting and keeping things going smoothly and entertainingly. A different club member gets a turn each week to be Toastmaster so everyone gets a chance to practice.
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