Throughout his speech he gave a lot of credibility to past experiences he had in his life. He reached out to the crowd, mostly those in school, by connecting what he went through in school with today’s youth’s same troubles and issues. He made personal connections with his audience which is very effective when one is connecting to the crowd in his or her speech. By using examples from the stories of what he went through as a child and a teen in school, his topic became more personable and more alive to the audience. The crowd could relate to what the President was saying because they too have or is going through what he is saying. He addressed the audience’s needs concerns and interests. He used audience analysis and based his speech around his audience. He concluded with telling the youth that we each have to work hard and reach for our dreams and helps others do the same. That if we keep doing our part, working hard to get an education we would achieve our dreams.
Obama’s eye contact throughout the speech helped him become closer to his audience. He gradually looked from one side of the room to the next constantly, not taking his attention away from the audience. His appearance, his friendly demeanor and his delivery was perfection because he grabbed his audience attention and never took it away. His verbal communication was also a highlight. He spoke very clear and direct to his