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College General forms men for the priesthood after the model of Jesus Christ– teacher, priest, and shepherd.

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Speech Training

Speech Training

Aim of the Course

The course aims to help the students become more aware of their communication potential and help them develop self-confidence in various communication roles and will learn the importance of response from the various audiences with whom they will try to communicate.

Course Content

The course will build on the Speech Training programme of previous years with particular emphasis on Qualities for effective speaking, Non-verbal communication, Fluency, Pronunciation, Voice Preparation, Breathing, Voice Development, Stress, Rhythm as well as any other areas that need attention.

Important: This programme will be practically useless to the student unless he does 15 minutes of private practice every day throughout his seminary training.


Refectory reading

Overall performance

Presentations during the course.

Select Bibliography

To be confirmed

Lecture Hours

32 lecture hours in the 2nd Semester. (Not offered to lay students)


Msgr. James Gananapiragasam