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Demonstration Speeches

Demonstration Speeches

Demonstration Speeches Above all else – demonstration speeches are SPEECHES! They have: An introduction

Demonstration Speeches Above all else – demonstration speeches are SPEECHES! They have: An introduction A body A conclusion They have transitions And, they have supporting evidence. They should NOT have dead air time!

Demonstration Speeches Teaches. . . Provides answers to the question “How do you do

Demonstration Speeches Teaches. . . Provides answers to the question “How do you do that? ” Also known as “how to” speech. Type of informative speech.

Attention Getter and Memorable Close Even though you are showing the audience how to

Attention Getter and Memorable Close Even though you are showing the audience how to do something, you still need an enticing attention getter (an introduction) and a memorable close (conclusion).

Preparing a Demonstration Speech Think first. . . What are the required steps or

Preparing a Demonstration Speech Think first. . . What are the required steps or stages What comes first? What’s absolutely essential? Which step is easiest? Which step is hardest? What does the audience already know how to do? Where will the audience be most likely to get confused? Which step takes the most time? Which take very little time?

Organizing a Demonstration Speech Then plan. . . Organize steps in order. Clarify and

Organizing a Demonstration Speech Then plan. . . Organize steps in order. Clarify and simplify difficult steps. Think about the physical space of the room. Don’t forget to put stage directions on your index cards or outline.

Audience Participation Be in control. . . Only use audience participation that is practiced

Audience Participation Be in control. . . Only use audience participation that is practiced ahead of time or is highly controlled.

Don’t Assume You Know Think again. . . Just because you are demonstrating something

Don’t Assume You Know Think again. . . Just because you are demonstrating something you know how to do…doesn’t mean you can automatically explain it to an audience.

Visual Aids Plan again. . . What actual objects will you need. What gaps

Visual Aids Plan again. . . What actual objects will you need. What gaps will you need to fill in. Practice working with your props.

Abstract versus Concrete Avoid potholes. . . Abstract Topics: Challenge is to make it

Abstract versus Concrete Avoid potholes. . . Abstract Topics: Challenge is to make it visual. Concrete Topics: Challenge is to make it new and different.

Condensing Time Create stages. . . Prepare several different versions of the items at

Condensing Time Create stages. . . Prepare several different versions of the items at different points in the process.

Answer THE Two Audience Questions Why should I care? Why should I believe you?

Answer THE Two Audience Questions Why should I care? Why should I believe you?

Practice Canon is Key Rehearsal is one of the keys to delivering an effective

Practice Canon is Key Rehearsal is one of the keys to delivering an effective demonstration speech.

Sample Speech Ideas How to make a margarita How to make a travel reservation

Sample Speech Ideas How to make a margarita How to make a travel reservation How to play fantasy football How to sing a song Holding a Paintball Gun Hitting a Golf Ball

Sample Speech Ideas Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies How to choose a Fishing Pole How

Sample Speech Ideas Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies How to choose a Fishing Pole How to shop for bargains How to Make a Collage Braiding Hair Making a Piñata Table Dressed to Impress

Sample Speech Ideas How to Wrap a Present How to get a traffic ticket

Sample Speech Ideas How to Wrap a Present How to get a traffic ticket reduced How to Wax Your Car How to Bowl Oreo Cookie Chocolate Cheesecake How to buy a car How to choose a bottle of wine How to stay awake in class

Sample Speech Ideas Five steps to college success How to make an Easter basket

Sample Speech Ideas Five steps to college success How to make an Easter basket How to choose a pet How to Play Euchre How to make a Cheat Sheet Pepperoni Bread How to read palms

Sample Speech Ideas Making preserves How to make a pizza How to have the

Sample Speech Ideas Making preserves How to make a pizza How to have the perfect wedding How to get good credit How to catch a football Anatomy of a root canal Decorating a Christmas Tree

Sample Speech Ideas How to read Braille How to fix an electrical outlet How

Sample Speech Ideas How to read Braille How to fix an electrical outlet How to juggle How to kick the habit How to talk to a teenager Stuffed Shells The basics of spackling Art of Self Defense Successful Interviewing

Sample Speech Ideas BMX Safety How to give a bad gift How to airbrush

Sample Speech Ideas BMX Safety How to give a bad gift How to airbrush How to clean a fish tank How to remove stains How to dance the Tango Betting on horseracing

Sample Speech Ideas Becoming an effective speaker How to surf How to make a

Sample Speech Ideas Becoming an effective speaker How to surf How to make a reservation How to design a newspaper ad How to play roulette

Sample Speech Ideas How to Water Board How to play tennis How to play

Sample Speech Ideas How to Water Board How to play tennis How to play basketball How to do Indoor Rock Climbing How to Snowboard How to make a Cosmopolitan How to make a Holiday Wreath How to make a My Space

Sample Speech Ideas How to make Blondies How to make a Powerpoint How to

Sample Speech Ideas How to make Blondies How to make a Powerpoint How to handle Rude People How to make a Pizza How to make an Ice Cream Sundae How to get a Tongue Piercing How to make a Scrapbook

Sample Speech Ideas How to Get Promoted How to play Indian Sport Cricket How

Sample Speech Ideas How to Get Promoted How to play Indian Sport Cricket How to Bath a Dog How to Make Jewelry How to play Paintball

Sample Speech Ideas How to Lose Weight How to make Chocolate Chip Cookies How

Sample Speech Ideas How to Lose Weight How to make Chocolate Chip Cookies How to Set the Table How to make Sweet Potato Pie How to Clean Sneakers How to make Fudge Brownies

Sample Speech Ideas How to play Fantasy Football How to Design your dream house

Sample Speech Ideas How to play Fantasy Football How to Design your dream house How to be a Hero How to Text Message How to Make Dirt Pudding How to Buy a Diamond How to make Paper Snowflakes How to Change a Dirty Diaper

Sample Speech Ideas How to take a shower in the woods How to Roll

Sample Speech Ideas How to take a shower in the woods How to Roll Spanish “R’s” How to Rock Out How to make Ceramics How to wax a snowboard How to make a music collection

Demonstration Speeches Make sure you choose a topic that is narrow or big enough

Demonstration Speeches Make sure you choose a topic that is narrow or big enough that you can actually demonstrate it in 5 -8 minutes. Can your topic be broken down into steps? If not, think again! Prepare ahead of time non-essential steps. No dead air time! Modify the demonstration. Have a completed sample. Don’t talk to you visual aid. Preprint & hand out later directions or recipe.

Demonstration Speeches – con’t. Include your audience. Don’t use jargon or technical terms. Or,

Demonstration Speeches – con’t. Include your audience. Don’t use jargon or technical terms. Or, explain! ! ! No last minute volunteers – plan ahead! Make sure it is a speech – Introduction Body Conclusion Transitions Supporting Evidence Practice, practice!