San Francisco Downtown Toastmasters Meeting

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San Francisco Downtown Toastmasters Meeting

Meet your public speaking, communication and leadership goals

When and where

Date and time

August 31, 2020 · 6:30pm - October 23 · 7:30pm PDT



About this event

Due to the COVID-19, we will be holding virtual meetings for the foreseeable future. Sign up as guests here:


We are a San Francisco-based Toastmasters club focused on helping our members reach their public speaking, communication and leadership goals.

Guests and new members are always welcome!


“Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.”

― Albert Einstein

When & Where

Every Monday, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Virtual meetings for the foreseeable future

How does Toastmasters work?

We are a club within Toastmasters International and follow a proven meeting structure to improve our skills.

In a typical meeting, we have 3 main sections:

  • Prepared Speeches
  • Table Topics (impromptu speaking for members and guests)
  • Evaluations of prepared speeches

Typical roles in each meeting:

  • Toastmaster: leads the meeting, introduces meeting theme, guests, and Prepared Speakers
  • Prepared Speaker: every speaker is a role model and club members learn from their speeches
  • Table Topics Master: helps meeting attendees develop their impromptu speaking skills
  • General Evaluator: evaluates the entire meeting and introduces each of the Evaluators
  • Evaluator: provides verbal and written feedback to meeting speakers
  • Timer: times speeches and table topics impromptu speaking
  • Ah Counter: notes any overused words and filler words
  • Grammarian: helps club members improve their grammar and vocabulary

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