#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: - the footman stood w ....
  • Speeches - time after time t ....


'Not out' was the majestic reply from the umpire. The batsman smiled gratefully at the umpire, who happened also to be the village barber. 'That was a close shave,' he commented facetiously.

'Yes, it was,' agreed the umpire, 'And if you were not a regular customer, it would have been a case of next gentleman, please.' In the pavilion, the mobile phone rang. The secretary took the call. 'Why, good morning, Mrs. Binks.

I am afraid your husband has just gone out to bat. Shall I ask him to ring you back later?� 'No, don't bother,' came the reply from the other end. 'I'll just hold the queue.' His lordship and a party of house guests decided to have a friendly cricket match in the grounds of the stately home.

The second footman was called upon to umpire. While batting, his lordship was guilty of an obvious l.b.w. 'How's that ?' the bowler asked in gentlemanly tones.

..... the footman stood woodenly to attention, his eyes fixed on

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' th ....

..... 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 ther ....

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

Why I've got six gold med ....