#Immediacy on speech making

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Advice and help for would be speech makers

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  • 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: - time after time the ....
  • Speeches - why i've got six ....


The footman stood woodenly to attention, his eyes fixed on some distant object. 'His lordship,' he announced in stately fashion, 'Is not at home.' 'What kind of ruling is that?' asked his noble employer with some indignation. 'In plain words, my lord' the footman descended to humanity again. 'You're out.' The keen cricketer had taken his newest fancy to see the local cricket match.

Although undeniably blessed by nature with all feminine appeal, the young woman was clearly in the back row when brains and intelligence were handed out.

All through the afternoon, the young man had tried to explain the finer points of the game to his unresponsive companion, who giggled feebly and inanely at such terms as 'Three slips and one short leg' and 'third man' (there were clearly 13 men on the field, not counting the referees in their white coats) Finally, after a spectacular piece of bowling, she asked her companion. 'Why did you say that he had done the hat-trick?' 'You see,' answered the exasperated cricketer. 'It was done by a bowler.' For Sportsmen 2 The local reporter, after an afternoon watching a more than usually dull cricket match, turned in this piece of 'copy' to his editor. 'We have never witnessed a match in which the fielders suffered so much from buttered fingers.

..... time after time the balls were skied and ought to

Time after time the balls were skied and ought to have been caught, but were not caught. There was, in fact, a non-catching epidemic.' The referee's whistle went. 'Free kick there' he shouted importantly.

'For whom?' asked the hom ....

..... why i've got six gold medals, thirteen silver cups, two

Why I've got six gold medals, thirteen silver cups, two presentation sets of carvers, and fourteen plaques.' 'We know that,' the first man spoke again.

'But the judge called it housebrea ....

..... 'didn't you notice? his foot slipped.' the golfing father had

'Didn't you notice? His