Speaking at Special Occasions
Using Language Effectively
We come finally to the end of our course. Over the past semester you have learned to deliver speeches effectively, develop clearly organized outlines, find, consider, and cite sources, construct and integrate presentational aids, use persuasive techniques, and speak as a group. As we conclude, let’s take a look at some more advanced speaking techniques while preparing for an entertaining speech.
Your last speech should be an opportunity to have fun with your newly developed skill. To aid in developing an entertaining speech we’ll take a look at speaking during special occasions.
Who is someone you would want to speak highly of?
What are three qualities of that individual that set the person apart?
How could you use repetitive language to make your point more effectively?
What other language techniques could you use to make your speech stronger?