DELIVERING THE SPEECH Nonverbal Communication Communication based on a person’s use of voice and body, rather than on the use of words. Methods of Speech Delivery • Manuscript • Memory • Impromptu • Extemporaneous This is the speaking you’re doing here!
Manuscript Speech A speech that is written out word for word and read to the audience. Impromptu Speech A speech delivered with little or no immediate preparation. Extemporaneous Speech A carefully prepared and rehearsed speech that is presented from a brief set of notes. Conversational Quality Presenting a speech so it sounds spontaneous no matter how many times it has been rehearsed.
Delivering the Speech (1) Your Voice Pauses Pitch Rate Volume Vocal Variety Pronunciation Articulation Dialect somethin' ... I dunno... Febuary... nucular...
Delivering the Speech (2) Your Body Facial Expressions Gestures Body Movement Posture Eye Contact
Practicing Delivery • Go through your manuscript or outline aloud to see how it translates into spoken words. • Prepare your speaking notes. • Practice the speech aloud several times. • Polish and refine your delivery. • Give your speech a dress rehearsal.