(A) Memorise your speech
(B) Don’t drink water
(D) Pause or take quiet breaths
A good way to minimise verbal tactics is by pausing and taking quiet breaths during the speech. This helps you to gather your thoughts, give the audience some time to grasp what you said earlier, and makes you confident about your future presentation.
This question is a part of the Topic Quiz section from the Speaking in Public course. You can check out all the quiz answers to this exam in our Speaking in Public Answers page.