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The Speeches of Greta Thunberg – What She Is Saying and How She Gets Her Message Across – GI 19 614

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20 February 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm GMT

Tutor: Steve Markwell B.A in History and American Studies at the University of Keele

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Date: 20 February 2020
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Length of Course:
1 Thursday
Cost for Course:
£11.40 - £ 13.70
£11.40 – £13.70
Reference Code:
GI 19 614
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


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Many of us have heard about the young Swedish climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg and how her speeches and actions have attracted massive global interest. Her messages to the public are both highly interesting and controversial – so much so that Penguin have recently published a book of her speeches. Steve, from Winning with Words, will put on a 2 hour lunchtime seminar looking at what Greta is saying and the methods she uses to get her message across. Participation will be encouraged – and should be lively!


The Speeches of Greta Thunberg – What She Is Saying and How She Gets Her Message Across - GI 19 614

Greta Thunberg, Paris, 22 February 2019. Picture by stephane_p, flickr.com.

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About the Speaker

Steve Markwell



Steve spent the majority of his business career working with major American companies on an International basis. His experience spans Procter and Gamble, Ray- Ban Sunglasses, Remington Shavers and Cross pens. Steve’s career took him and his family to Holland, France, South Africa, Canada and Italy. When they returned to Guildford, Steve’s wife Liz became General Manager of the Guildford Institute. Subsequently Liz and Steve both worked with Silent Pool – the local gin distiller, merging work with pleasure! Now they have set up their own coaching company Winning with Words, helping people in the key area of public communication. They have delivered seminars at The Institute, at the ActivZone Gym, and for the Surrey Hills Enterprise group. They are also currently working with a number of local companies, improving communication skills and sales and customer service ability.


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