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Public Speaking                   CTA 1100             Public Speaking: Lesson 6             The Million Dollar Speech
Public SpeakingThe Prompt• Just to clarify, this speech is asking, “What would you do if  you could spend $1 million?”• Th...
Public SpeakingResearch• First of all, you need to come up with a topic. Think of  something that you are passionate about...
Public SpeakingDress Criteria• When giving a presentation, going into the workplace, or  going to an interview one must “d...
Public SpeakingProper Attire• DRESS FOR SUCCESS!!!!• Wear clothes that are sophisticated
Public SpeakingDress for Men•   Khaki or Dress pants•   A nice shirt (not a t-shirt)•   Dress shoes•   All presentable 
Public SpeakingDress for Women• Either khaki‟s, dress pants, or a skirt.• A professional top (keep the cleavage under cont...
Public SpeakingHygiene, Attire, & Appropriateness                                 Attire Hygiene:                        •...
Public SpeakingSpeech Outline• An outline is a guideline for yourself that you will use when  you go to write your speech....
Public SpeakingOutline• The key to a good speech is to have a good clear typed  outline.• Structure your speech with an in...
Public SpeakingSpeech OutlineThe outline should be set up exactly like an essay:      1.   Introduction      2.   Body    ...
Public SpeakingOutline• Be sure to include as much useful research as you can in the  presentation.• Also the more you kno...
Public SpeakingSpeech Outline: Example I. Introduction- No indent           A. One indent (tab)           B. II. Body- No ...
Public SpeakingAudio/Visual aid• It is a fact that most people learn better when they have  something to look at or someth...
Public SpeakingVisual aids• If you are thinking about a poster or PowerPoint of some sort  keep in mind the keys to a good...
Public SpeakingAudio & Visual AidsAudio aids are things like:     Visual Aids include:   •   Music                       •...
Public SpeakingAudio & Visual Aids• Audio and visual aids can be used:   • Individually or in combination with each other....
Public SpeakingHandouts/Brochures• Handouts/Brochures are one type of visual aid that are  commonly used.• Handouts/brochu...
Public SpeakingUmmm, like, Speak Clearly!• Speaking clearly makes you sound and look more  professional.• This means elimi...
Public SpeakingPractice makes Perfect!• One way to help you speak clearly is to make note cards of  your speech just highl...
Public SpeakingThe Ending• End your speech effectively by either restating your  introduction, or offering a summary of wh...
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  1. 1. Public Speaking CTA 1100 Public Speaking: Lesson 6 The Million Dollar Speech
  2. 2. Public SpeakingThe Prompt• Just to clarify, this speech is asking, “What would you do if you could spend $1 million?”• The speech must be five to ten minutes long.
  3. 3. Public SpeakingResearch• First of all, you need to come up with a topic. Think of something that you are passionate about and would want to spend a million dollars on.• Brainstorming can be very useful to narrow down ideas.• Secondly do some research on your topic
  4. 4. Public SpeakingDress Criteria• When giving a presentation, going into the workplace, or going to an interview one must “dress for success.”• This includes: 1. Hygiene 2. Attire 3. The appropriateness of your attire for your occasion.
  5. 5. Public SpeakingProper Attire• DRESS FOR SUCCESS!!!!• Wear clothes that are sophisticated
  6. 6. Public SpeakingDress for Men• Khaki or Dress pants• A nice shirt (not a t-shirt)• Dress shoes• All presentable 
  7. 7. Public SpeakingDress for Women• Either khaki‟s, dress pants, or a skirt.• A professional top (keep the cleavage under control)• Dressy shoes (no sneakers!)
  8. 8. Public SpeakingHygiene, Attire, & Appropriateness Attire Hygiene: • Professional • Brush your teeth • Modest • Brush your hair • Clean-cut • Be showered • Not wild • Fix your hair • Classy • Smell good, but not too • Matches strong • Neutral colors • Trim fingernails and Appropriateness facial hair • Modest • Have good breath • Appropriate for the • Wash your face situation, place, audience • Avoid heavy make-up • Something that is comfortable for you to sit in
  9. 9. Public SpeakingSpeech Outline• An outline is a guideline for yourself that you will use when you go to write your speech.• An outline should: 1. Use different symbols for each point. 2. Not contain full sentences. 3. Use 1-3 words for general topics• The more specific the longer it can get.• Use the specifics once you are trying to go into depth when writing your speech.
  10. 10. Public SpeakingOutline• The key to a good speech is to have a good clear typed outline.• Structure your speech with an introduction, a body, and a conclusion.• This means it is a good idea to write or type out your speech first.
  11. 11. Public SpeakingSpeech OutlineThe outline should be set up exactly like an essay: 1. Introduction 2. Body 3. Conclusion• Your outline should have a different „point‟ for each body paragraph.• Depending on how specific your details get, determines how many times you indent each correlating point.
  12. 12. Public SpeakingOutline• Be sure to include as much useful research as you can in the presentation.• Also the more you know about your topic, the easier it will be to clearly organize and talk about your speech• The more good research you have on your topic, the better your speech will be!• (and the more applause you will get!)
  13. 13. Public SpeakingSpeech Outline: Example I. Introduction- No indent A. One indent (tab) B. II. Body- No indent A. One indent (tab) 1. two indents (tab) 2. a. three indents (tab) B. III. Conclusion A. B. 1. 2.
  14. 14. Public SpeakingAudio/Visual aid• It is a fact that most people learn better when they have something to look at or something to listen to.• Try to incorporate a visual or audio aid into your presentation when possible.
  15. 15. Public SpeakingVisual aids• If you are thinking about a poster or PowerPoint of some sort keep in mind the keys to a good visual aid.
  16. 16. Public SpeakingAudio & Visual AidsAudio aids are things like: Visual Aids include: • Music • Handouts/Brochure • Sound bites • Maps • Singing • 2-D and/or 3-D models • Musical Instruments • Videos • Clapping/snapping • Charts/Diagrams • Video • Graphs • The object you are speaking about • Food • Pictures • And more
  17. 17. Public SpeakingAudio & Visual Aids• Audio and visual aids can be used: • Individually or in combination with each other. • When giving a speech/presentation.• Audio and visual aids should be used: • To enhance a speech/presentation. • When the situation is appropriate. • Occasionally throughout your speech/presentation.
  18. 18. Public SpeakingHandouts/Brochures• Handouts/Brochures are one type of visual aid that are commonly used.• Handouts/brochures contain information about the topic you are speaking about.• They are usually in full color so that it catches the reader‟s eye.• They usually do not contain a great deal of writing so that you do not bore your reader, just enough to give important information.• It is usually best to hand out your handout/brochure when you are finished giving your speech so that your audience is not distracted from your speech.
  19. 19. Public SpeakingUmmm, like, Speak Clearly!• Speaking clearly makes you sound and look more professional.• This means eliminating phrases like “ummm” and “like”.
  20. 20. Public SpeakingPractice makes Perfect!• One way to help you speak clearly is to make note cards of your speech just highlighting the main points.• Also practice your speech in front of someone…even just yourself in front of a mirror!• You also don‟t want to talk to fast or look at your note cards too often.• Try to be relaxed and confident.• Use the note cards when you get lost.
  21. 21. Public SpeakingThe Ending• End your speech effectively by either restating your introduction, or offering a summary of what you just told the audience.• Don‟t end with “And that‟s about it.” Ending with a quote or some kind of advice for the audience gives your ending a lot more power.• I repeat, DO NOT end your speech with the words, “And that‟s about it…” Please. Please. Please.

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