Sometimes words alone seldom suffice toconvey what we want to express; therefore,physical gestures fill in the gaps, as illustratingthe size or shape of an object and or expressingthe depth of an emotion.Gestures should arise from genuine emotions.
You are required to demonstrate 3 gestures within the poem Where will you use gestures in the poem?
Pitch, volume, speaking rate and pauses— work together to create an effective delivery Enthusiasm is key to achieving effective vocal variety When you are excited, vocal variety comes quite naturally
Examine your poem, please underline words or phrases that you would like to emphasize vocal variety
Facial expressions need to correspond to the tenor of the speech A smile (facial expression) is a sign of mutual welcome Use facial expressions that feel natural and express meaning
You are required to use facial expressions in the delivery of your poem Make sure that your facial expressions are natural Facial expressions in the Poem?
Having eye contact with the audience is themost important physical action in publicspeaking Eye contact does the following:Maintains the quality of directnessLets people know that they are recognizedIndicates acknowledgement and respectSignals to audience that you see them asunique human beings.
You are required to establish a positive relationship with your audience by using eye contact throughout the speech.