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Review questions chapter 9, 10 and 11 of the ART OF PUBLIC SPEAKING

REVIEW QUESTIONS Chapter 9: Organizing the body of the speech. 1. Why is important that speeches be organized clearly and coherently? If you organized clearly and coherently your speeches the listeners can follow the progression of ideas in your speech from the beginning to the end. 2. How many main points will your speeches usually contain? Why is important to limit the number of main points in your speeches? Your speeches should contain no more than two to five main points because the...

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Ms. Lindsey 2014-2015 Speech Syllabus Hello students! We are going to have a great semester in Speech! This syllabus is to provide you with some guidance into how I expect the class to go during your time this semester. Below are my expectations for this course. It is a required course and you cannot graduate without passing this class. I hope you all do your best and work hard! According to national surveys, fear of public speaking ranks among Americans' top dreads, surpassing fear of illness...

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Speech: Advantages of listening to English songs

Good morning everyone. I’m the chairperson of the English Club. Today, I’m going to share a topic to all of you. But first, let me ask you two questions. Are you bored with reading, grammar and writing? Would you like to find a more fun and entertaining method to improve your English? I believe you all will have the same answer, right? In fact, listening to English songs is a useful and interesting way to learn English. It might be one of the best ways to retain or remember vocabulary and grammar...

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pet peeve

to put eyes level focus on the back of the audience. And she likes starting her speech with a joke in order to create a comfortable atmosphere. She recommends that rehearsing the speech in front of an audience and then asking for honest feedback not only improves the speech but also makes us a more confident presenter. Note is necessary for a beginning speaker, not everyone can clearly remember all the content of speech when they are nervous. And thinking people is our family can make us feel more...

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Refining Solutions

stand. Have a theme and focus on it. In certain settings I would have to speak to a specific type of audience. Although with spontaneous conversations, though, it is necessary to concentrate on a few set of associated ideas. Regulate the dialogue or speech according to the audience. A practical audience would gain from terminology and acronyms. However, if the listeners are having an issue understanding the concepts that is being sent across Then it might perhaps be essential to focus on speaking at...

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The Paper

Introductory Speech Review There is a famous quote by Sir Winston Churchill that tickles my heart every time I hear it. The statement is as follows, “A good speech should be like a woman’s skirt: long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest.” Coming from one of the most influential speakers of the twentieth century, the words strike true for nearly any speech, and I can certainly apply it to my own. As a general rule, I dislike watching myself present a speech. I find that...

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English Assessment

text is not allowed to be a text issued in class by any one of the Standard or Advanced English teachers or a text previously studied or presented at school. Advanced students must not use another play and Standard must not use another film. In a speech of 2.5 -3 minutes students must analyse their chosen text with regards to: • What the text says about belonging • How the composer’s language techniques shape a sense of belonging or not belonging • How this piece links to their core text (As You...

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Public Speaking Skills

students: * Practice the different skills of public speaking such as: eye contact, using gestures, movement, and vocal variety, using pauses, and using visual aids. * Learn how to create a speech that keeps an audience’s attention by using examples, stories, and quotes. * Learn to close their speech with a call for action. * Learn how to write an effective introduction and how to give an introduction. * Practice listening skills as they evaluate each other’s speeches. Spread...

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Drug Trafficking

forward in every speech to get better. After a couple speeches I realized this wasn’t a realistic goal. After a lot incubating I decided that a better goal was to become more comfortable with speaking not just during speeches, but with my peers. So really my original goal that I wanted to fulfill wasn’t plausible, and as a result I thought of another way I could grow from this experience. Next off, currently in the class we have just finished our final speech which was either...

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Analyzing Body language

big impact on your speech. For example an open posture invites friendliness openness and willingness. It should as well coincide with tone in order to enhance the speech in the listeners mind. A poor posture can be detrimental to the success of the overall speech. For example If you are in front of a classroom giving a speech about a great time you had at the amusement park and you are slouching over, chances are the audience is not going to be any more interested in the speech then you are. That’s...

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