P11.3 / Many experienced speakers are more comfortable with a brief set of notes, or not notes at all, which allows them to communicate more directly with the audience.
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BERLIN, GERMANY - MARCH 28: Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks to the media with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (not pictured) following talks and the signing of bilateral agreements at the Chancellery on March 28, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. President Xi Jinping is on a two-day official visit to Germany. (Photo by Christian Marquardt/Getty Images)