Thursday, August 25, 2011

D'Utama Toastmaster Meeting

There will no meeting on September 1st as it is a public holiday. For the next meeting, it will be on September 15. To all Muslim friends out there, we would like to wish you Selamat Hari Raya Puasa. Have a safe journey back home and hope to see you in the next meeting.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Video: D'Utama TMC Regular Meeting - 4 August 2011

Greetings Fellow Toastmasters,

We had a fantastic meeting on the 4th of August 2011 where our long time member Tan Kooi Ching, CC took us through a journey of self-reflection.

(Via email)
Dear Utamarian,
Thank you so much for your support. Again, we had an awesome meeting because all of your support. I really had fun although we had role change and hip cup here and there.
Just a summary of the meeting for those who missed the meeting.
Theme: The Life is Infite
President's opening and closing speech:
Steven, CC, I like the most of your speech is you call the audience for action to move out from our comfort zone.
Invocator: Chu Shi Wei had shared with us an inspired story of people who are so generous to support the diable people in United Voice.
Table Topic Master: Levin, a very creative and challenging topic to the speakers, but our speakers did it marvelously.
Table Topic Evaluator: Henry Fu, my apologies to ask you to swap the role last minutes. You have given an encouraging and sweet comment to all the speakers.
Humor Master: Shuen, thank you for appear on time to share the story and you success to make our audience laugh.
Assignment Speakers: Thank you for your interesting story and sharing.
Evaluators: You have show us a high standard of evaluation speech. I learned a lot from you.
General Evaluator Jeffery Andersen: Thank you for sharing and your comment for our meeting.
Language Evaluator: Nancy, thank you for your details report. Good catch of grammar mistakes.
Ah Counter: Stephanie Thanks for your report I think I am the Champion of pause filler. (Why? Absent too much)
Time Keeper: Thanks Jonathan for your report. I know I need to do better on time management in the future.
ASA1: Andrew, well done for first time doing the role.
ASA2: Siva, thank you for doing dual role. You had led a meeting by extending a warm welcome to our guests.
Award: Best Table Topic Speaker: Siva, DTM, Best Assignment Speaker: Patrick Ho,
Best Evaluator: Jaya, DTM.

Kooi Ching

20110804 D'Utama Toastmasters: Teh Tarik for the Soul

20110804 D'Utama Toastmasters: Humour Session

20110804 D'Utama Toastmasters: 4 Misconceptions

Competent Communicator #5: Your Body Speaks
Speech Objective: here

20110804 D'Utama Toastmasters: The FindRecycler Website

Competent Communicator #8: Get Comfortable with Visual Aids
Speech Objective: here

20110804 D'Utama Toastmasters: General Evaluator session

Posted by: Johnson Yike

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

D'Utama Toastmasters Humorous Speech and Evaluation Contest 2011/2012

It was a truly amazing & enjoyable contest with courageous contestants from D’Utama Toastmasters Club competing against each other for club level annual Humorous & Evaluation Contest for the term 2011 / 2012. The purpose of us to have this contest is to let the members to gain more experience in a contest and also to promote our club to other clubs and guests around Klang Valley. It’s a big turnout from our members & guests. This year, we have 6 in humorous speech contest and 10 in evaluation speech contest.

HUMOROUS SPEECH : (Check out the videos here)
  1. Johnson Yike
  2. Jonathan Moh
  3. Calvin Lim
  4. Henry Fu
  5. Yap Ying Shuen
  6. Hoo Sze Ling
SPEECH EVALUATION : (Check out the videos here)
  1. Johnson Yike
  2. Jonathan Moh
  3. Calvin Lim
  4. Henry Fu
  5. Patrick Ho
  6. Hoo Sze Ling
  7. Marcus Loi
  8. Alex Tan
  9. Kelly Ang
  10. Chu Shi Wei

I must said a big thank you to our organizing chair, Steven Lai for organize such a successful contest. Credit also given to all the role players and Our Chief Judge, Lim Lay Kun, ACB, ALS and her judges team who play a very important part in this contest...

Our club is very priviledged to have Robert Ram from IEM TMC as our test speaker. He is naturally humorous. I'm really amazed by the standard of evaluation from our contestant. Personally, I can't differentiate even if it is your first time to perform evaluation. Kudos !!

Humorous Speech Contest: (Check out the videos here)
1st - Johnson Yike
2nd – Jonathan Moh
3rd - Hoo Sze Ling

Speech Evaluation Contest: (Check out the videos here)
1st – Johnson Yike
2nd – Hoo Sze Ling
3rd - Jonathan Moh

Well done! Congratulations to all the winners and participants. And we hope everyone have gained valuable experience by participating and witnessing the contests.
Report hot from the oven by your Fabulous, Awesome & Trendy Humorous Contest Chair,
Ruth Ting
Committee member for the term 2011 / 2012

Thursday, August 18, 2011

D'Utama Humorous Speech & Speech Evaluation

Video: D'Utama TMC Regular Meeting - 30 June 2011

Dear Fellow Toastmasters and friends,

We are two months into the term 2011/12, however the stage was set by our current club president Steven Lai before the term started when he became the Toastmasters of the Evening (TME) on our last meeting of the term 2010/11 on 30th June 2011.

The night was a 'Speakers' Nite' and coincidentally a number of our current executive committee took up the speaking roles. Here are the videos for those who have missed the show. Enjoy !!!!

20110630 D'Utama Toastmasters: TME Opening

20110630 D'Utama Toastmasters: Who Created Maths ?

Competent Communicator project #3: Get to the Point
Speech Objective: click here

20110630 D'Utama Toastmasters: To Jump or Not To Jump

Advanced Communicator The Entertaining Speaker #3: Make Them Laugh
Speech Objective: click here

Besides delivering powerful speeches and constructive evaluations, D'Utama Toastmasters members also makes time to appreciate, cherish and honour the important moments of our members' lives, hence a BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION was held again this year!!!!

20110630 D'Utama Toastmasters: Birthday Celebration

20110630 D'Utama Toastmasters: Indoor to be Outdoor

Competent Communicator project #4: How to Say It
Speech Objective: click here

20110630 D'Utama Toastmasters: How to Manage Your Money Effectively

Competent Communicator project #4: How to Say It
Speech Objective: click here

The speech evaluations have been included in the speeches above and yours truly played the role of the General Evaluator.

20110630 D'Utama Toastmasters: General Evaluator's Report

Our immediate past president Marcus Loi delivering his final Presidential Closing for the term 2010/11. Thank you Mr. President and your executive committee for a great term !!!

20110630 D'Utama Toastmasters: President's (Term 2010/11) Closing

Posted by:
Johnson Yike

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

BBQ @ Verve Suite Mon't Kiara Video

BBQ @ Verve Suite Mon't Kiara organized by Vice President Membership, CC Hoo Sze Ling, D'utama TMC. Venue provided by courtersy of Hons Treasurer, Kelly Ang. 6th Aug 2011.