Grace Swestin, Kartika Bayu Primasanti


Literatures on public speaking, particularly those in the Indonesian language, often focus on explaining know-hows as well as assuming that public speaking has a universal formula which speakers can abide by. This article argues that public speaking should be studied in particular contexts. It further focuses on the concept of public speaking in a teaching and learning environment. Bearing in mind that public speaking is an indispensable part of academic tradition; this articles—through literature research—attempts to go beyond a practical-centric approach and reviews the connection between the concepts of public speaking and teaching by expounding on the central roles that teacher and student play as speaker and audience.


Public speaking; teaching; teacher; student; speaker; audience.

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