Club Meeting 7th August 2017

The meeting on 7th August was kicked off by Li-Shing, who then introduced the club president, Leslie Bediade, to explain what Toastmasters is.

Our Toastmaster was Tom Royston, whose role was to lead the meeting and make sure everything goes swiftly and without any problems.

Paul Lau was our Grammarian for the night. The role of the Grammarian to pay special attention to the language used by people on the stage. If you use interesting rhetorical devices or your speech is eloquent, the Grammarian will pick it up and highlight it later for everyone to learn. Grammarian also decides the Word of …

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Club Meeting 24th July 2017

The meeting started with a warm welcome by Hongxia Xu, which then gave the stage for our current president, Leslie Bediade. Leslie explained what Toastmasters is, emphasising the fact that the meetings are run by normal people. No one here is a professional public speaker and we are all on the same journey to become better speakers and leaders.

Leslie was also our Grammarian for the night. His task was to pay special attention to the use of the language. On top of that, grammarian’s role is to introduce the Word of the Day and challenge everyone to use it as much as possible.

The Word of the Day …

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Club Meeting 12th June 2017 & AGM


A special meeting today which fell in line with the real world politics. Election time!

It was time for CASS Toastmasters to elect the new committee for next term. Draw in new blood to help drive the club to bigger and better things!

Here is the committee for 2017-18

President : Leslie Bediade
Vice President of Education : Ian McCabe & Moez Adamjee
Vice President of Membership : Anna Cameron & Sigma Zhang
Vice President of Public Relations : Conrad Gray & Waseem Farooq
Treasurer : Helen Newton
Secretary : Alan Wang
Sergeant at Arms : TBA
Immediate Past President : Paul Lau

AGM was followed…

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Club Meeting 24th April 2017


Paul, our President, initiates the meeting with a brief introduction of what is toastmaster. He takes his experience as an example to show how he jump on the journey of toastmaster. He emphasises that the club provides us with a platform to harness our public speaking skills and leadership. The organisers of the club are not employed, and the only target they share is to get better and better on speaking skills.
Robert, our Toastmaster of the Day, take over the job and kicked off tonight’s journey. Our Time Keeper, Ned, gave a concise explanation of the Time Keeper role. The Grammarian, Helen, …

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