#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: - why i've got six go ....
  • Speeches - didn't you notice? ....


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 home captain. This flustered the referee. 'Us,' he answered wildly. 'Who's Tom Smith ?' asked the curious man in the local pub.

'Tom Smith ?' replied the local. 'Why don't you know, he's the man who saved us from defeat in the football match, last Saturday.' 'Really,' the visitor was interested. 'What position does he play then ?'. The local smiled knowingly.

'In a manner of speaking, he don't play at all. He's the ref.' They had lost their match, and in a reproachful mood they were travelling home together. 'It wasn't my fault,' said the first.

'If you chaps moved faster, we could have beaten them easily.' 'Move faster,' refuted the second player indignantly. 'I'll have you know that only last week I won the half-mile event at the athletics meeting. I got a gold medal, too, to prove it. It's Jones fault we lost.

He can't kick a football for love or money.' The third player lost his temper. 'Can't kick a football is it? Well I've kicked the ball for one kilometre with one kick, and I've got a medal to prove it.

It's Sproggins whose to blame, he just ain't no footballer.' Sproggins spoke loud in his own defence. 'Oh, yes I am' he maintained stoutly. 'You fellers and your one medal make me sick.

..... 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 housebreaking.' -------------------------------- For Sportsmen 3 The ....

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

'Didn't you notice? His foot slipped.' The golfing father had decided to take his family down to the golf club, so that they could watch his prowess in the championship ....

..... he ran ahead to note its position. when he saw

He ran ahead