Effective Public Speaking SPEECH IS POWER SPEECH IS

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Effective Public Speaking SPEECH IS POWER, SPEECH IS TO PERSUADE, TO CONVERT, TO COMPEL.

Effective Public Speaking SPEECH IS POWER, SPEECH IS TO PERSUADE, TO CONVERT, TO COMPEL. - RALPH WALDO EMERSON

What you will learn Aspects of Public Speaking Types, Reasons, Why Parts of the

What you will learn Aspects of Public Speaking Types, Reasons, Why Parts of the Speech Delivery of the Speech

Aspects of Public Speaking Types of public speaking Purpose of your speech Why we

Aspects of Public Speaking Types of public speaking Purpose of your speech Why we listen to speakers Who is your audience Preparation for your speech

Types of Public Speaking Two types of Public Speaking Extemporaneous – means spur of

Types of Public Speaking Two types of Public Speaking Extemporaneous – means spur of the moment Prepared – having time to develop your material

Why are you there? (Purpose) Part of your assignment Chance to tell others about

Why are you there? (Purpose) Part of your assignment Chance to tell others about what you learned You have something to share You know things about your topic that others do not Chance to show others your presentation

Why do we listen to public speakers? Information Persuasive topics Motivation Entertainment

Why do we listen to public speakers? Information Persuasive topics Motivation Entertainment

Know your audience? Age – How old is the majority of your audience? Are

Know your audience? Age – How old is the majority of your audience? Are there more boys/girls in the audience? What will your audience be interested in? How many people will be in your audience? Will your audience be knowledgeable about your topic?

How to win the audience? Keep your discussion Interesting Use examples or stories Provide

How to win the audience? Keep your discussion Interesting Use examples or stories Provide interesting facts To the point Don’t go on and on Keep your comments simple but informative

Preparation Do your homework – Know your topic Develop your presentation material Accuracy (content

Preparation Do your homework – Know your topic Develop your presentation material Accuracy (content and spelling) Practice, Practice Mom, Dad, brother, sister, mirror, family pet, stuffed animals, record your speech Practice where you will do your actual presentation Accept criticism – no one is perfect/ there is always room for improvement Time yourself

Parts of the Speech Introduction Body Conclusion

Parts of the Speech Introduction Body Conclusion

Introduction of Speech Get the audiences attention Introduce yourself State the purpose Relate the

Introduction of Speech Get the audiences attention Introduce yourself State the purpose Relate the importance to the audience Preview the main points that will be covered

The first step Be Prepared Take a deep breath Slow your breathing / pause

The first step Be Prepared Take a deep breath Slow your breathing / pause between sentences Get the audience engaged Tell a joke, use a quote, use a poem to begin your speech Walk around – use your energy Find your own way to reduce nervousness Face your fears

Body of the Speech Conveys the message Discuss main points Provide supporting details Educate/

Body of the Speech Conveys the message Discuss main points Provide supporting details Educate/ entertain the audience

Conclusion Highlight the central theme of your speech Briefly cover the main points Provide

Conclusion Highlight the central theme of your speech Briefly cover the main points Provide the audience with a feeling of satisfaction that you accomplished what you promised Closing statement Thank the audience for their attention

Delivery of your Speech Appearance Speech and Voice Body Language

Delivery of your Speech Appearance Speech and Voice Body Language

Appearance First Impressions – made in the first 7 seconds Hair style, accessories, shoes,

Appearance First Impressions – made in the first 7 seconds Hair style, accessories, shoes, breath Who is your audience – dress appropriately How you dress will reinforce your authority Clean Neat

Speech and Voice Use variation in Loudness Helps provide emphasis and attention Pitch Low

Speech and Voice Use variation in Loudness Helps provide emphasis and attention Pitch Low and high pitch Creates interest Quality Provides emotion and feeling Rate Holds the attention of the audience

Body Language Posture Shows confidence Not too rigid – locked knees = chance to

Body Language Posture Shows confidence Not too rigid – locked knees = chance to meet the floor / Relax Facial Expressions Smile/ enjoy yourself and your audience will also enjoy themselves Be serious when necessary Eye Contact Helps establish a relationship with your audience Makes them feel included Too nervous – look directly above their heads Look for signals from your audience – do they look confused? bored? Excited? Keep head up – Don’t talk to the floor Gestures Use your head, hands and arms – helps to emphasize ideas and feelings Should come naturally

Last minute tips Do Speak on a topic you have earned the right to

Last minute tips Do Speak on a topic you have earned the right to talk about Speak on a topic that you are interested in – be enthusiastic Talk from your heart – not from your mouth Be sincere Be honest Be eager to communicate your information Keep it simple Make brief notes of what you want to say Use pictures or examples to support your opinion Know more about your topic than you will use Rehearse the points of your speech through normal conversation with friends Don’t Memorize your speech Imitate others, be yourself Preach or scold

Conclusion Aspects of Public Speaking Types, Purpose, Audience, Preparation Parts of the Speech Introduction,

Conclusion Aspects of Public Speaking Types, Purpose, Audience, Preparation Parts of the Speech Introduction, Body, Conclusion Delivery of the Speech Appearance, Voice, Body Language

Thank You QUESTIONS ? ? ?

Thank You QUESTIONS ? ? ?