#Immediacy on speech making

n#makingunc cthemperfect xmaspeechdsa quis vestibulum

Advice and help for would be speech makers

Next pages

  • Write your own mini-biography to send or hand to whoever is introducing you
  • Know who you're talking to
  • A handout of some sort (business only)
  • Prepare. The better prepared you are, the more you'll be able to make your talk sound less formal and friendly
  • Give your audience the big picture in your introduction
  • Aim for a balance of emotional and rational
  • Humor is almost always welcome (not rude or too personal)
  • Practice modulating your voice (up and down, no squeaks)
  • Practice in front of friends (honest feedback please)
  • Make eye contact with your audience
  • Speech Making Explained: - the navy had its tr ....
  • Speeches - perhaps that is why ....


It is not for me to talk about the effect of military service on them; but whatever else it did, I think the Army at least gave them an idea of comradeship and team spirit that was not entirely lost upon them. Gentlemen on behalf of the Army, I thank you for your generous welcome to this toast. 9. THE ROYAL AIR FORCE. Example Speech Gentlemen, Our Nation is steeped in tradition and now-where is this more apparent than in the Armed Forces. Both our Navy and Army have long and glorious histories.

The history of our Air Force is much shorter, but certainly not less glorious. It has shown that tradition does not depend on antiquity, for young as it is, the R.A.F. has already established its own distinctive tradition.

(It has even established its own distinctive language too) This country has had to fight many critical battles in order to remain free. Some of these have become epics in our history.

..... the navy had its trafalgar; the army had its waterloo;

The Navy had its Trafalgar; the Army had its Waterloo; and the R.A.F. had the Battle of England. In each of these battles the enemy fought with superior strength; in each it seemed that only a miracle could save us. The ....

..... perhaps that is why we run a bit wild when

Perhaps that is why we run a bit wild when we come down to earth And I want to add one thing more. Most people when they think of the R.A.F. think only of the aircrew. I as ....

..... if you read the history of our regiment-and it is

If you read the history ....