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Preparing the Researched Speech

  1. 1. Preparing the Researched SpeechRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  2. 2. The AssignmentRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  3. 3. The Assignment • Five-seven minute researched speechRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  4. 4. The Assignment • Five-seven minute researched speech • The speech should be based upon the same claims and content as your researched essay, but…RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  5. 5. The Assignment • Five-seven minute researched speech • The speech should be based upon the same claims and content as your researched essay, but… • You may not have the paper with you when you deliver the speechRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  6. 6. The Assignment • Five-seven minute researched speech • The speech should be based upon the same claims and content as your researched essay, but… • You may not have the paper with you when you deliver the speech • You are allowed two notecards for a key word outline, plus additional notecards for each direct quotation and instance of paraphrased informationRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  7. 7. What makes a good speech?RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  8. 8. Content and StructureRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  9. 9. Content and Structure • Intro generates interest, grabs attention, and make central claim of speech absolutely clearRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  10. 10. Content and Structure • Intro generates interest, grabs attention, and make central claim of speech absolutely clear • Body is clearly organized and “signposted”RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  11. 11. Content and Structure • Intro generates interest, grabs attention, and make central claim of speech absolutely clear • Body is clearly organized and “signposted” • Content is detailed enough to be informative and interestingRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  12. 12. Content and Structure • Intro generates interest, grabs attention, and make central claim of speech absolutely clear • Body is clearly organized and “signposted” • Content is detailed enough to be informative and interesting • Conclusion reminds audience of your thesis and principal arguments and hits home in such a way that audience will remember what you have saidRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  13. 13. Qualities of Good DeliveryRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  14. 14. Qualities of Good DeliveryThe voice is easy to hear and listen to.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  15. 15. Qualities of Good DeliveryThe voice is easy to hear and listen to. • Volume is easy to hear everywhere in roomRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  16. 16. Qualities of Good DeliveryThe voice is easy to hear and listen to. • Volume is easy to hear everywhere in room • Rate is moderate. It neither drags nor races.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  17. 17. Qualities of Good DeliveryThe voice is easy to hear and listen to. • Volume is easy to hear everywhere in room • Rate is moderate. It neither drags nor races. • Variations in rate and volume are used for emphasis.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  18. 18. Qualities of Good DeliveryRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  19. 19. Qualities of Good DeliveryThe delivery has conversational qualities.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  20. 20. Qualities of Good DeliveryThe delivery has conversational qualities. • Delivery conveys enthusiasm for subject and a genuine interest in communicating with audience.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  21. 21. Qualities of Good DeliveryThe delivery has conversational qualities. • Delivery conveys enthusiasm for subject and a genuine interest in communicating with audience. • Eye contact conveys speaker’s interest in connecting, communicating.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  22. 22. Qualities of Good DeliveryThe delivery has conversational qualities. • Delivery conveys enthusiasm for subject and a genuine interest in communicating with audience. • Eye contact conveys speaker’s interest in connecting, communicating. • Delivery doesn’t sound canned or memorized (even if it is).RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  23. 23. Qualities of Good DeliveryRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  24. 24. Qualities of Good DeliveryThe body adds to communication rather thandetracting.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  25. 25. Qualities of Good DeliveryThe body adds to communication rather thandetracting. • Face is animated. Posture says speaker has something interesting or important to say.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  26. 26. Qualities of Good DeliveryThe body adds to communication rather thandetracting. • Face is animated. Posture says speaker has something interesting or important to say. • Gestures emphasize ideas and structural transitions.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  27. 27. Qualities of Good DeliveryThe body adds to communication rather thandetracting. • Face is animated. Posture says speaker has something interesting or important to say. • Gestures emphasize ideas and structural transitions. • Movements add to, rather than distract from, the oral message.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  28. 28. Preparing the SpeechRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  29. 29. Preparing the SpeechReduce the critical essay to a keyword/key ideaoutline on one or two 3” x 5” notecards. Why?RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  30. 30. Preparing the SpeechReduce the critical essay to a keyword/key ideaoutline on one or two 3” x 5” notecards. Why? • Notecards prevent you from reading, which can be the deadliest kind of deliveryRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  31. 31. Preparing the SpeechReduce the critical essay to a keyword/key ideaoutline on one or two 3” x 5” notecards. Why? • Notecards prevent you from reading, which can be the deadliest kind of delivery • Hands need to be free to gesture, aid com- munication.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  32. 32. Preparing the SpeechReduce the critical essay to a keyword/key ideaoutline on one or two 3” x 5” notecards. Why? • Notecards prevent you from reading, which can be the deadliest kind of delivery • Hands need to be free to gesture, aid com- munication. • Communicate ideas, not words.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  33. 33. Practicing the SpeechRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  34. 34. Practicing the Speech • Talk your way through your essay several times to get your main ideas in mind. Then put essay away!RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  35. 35. Practicing the Speech • Talk your way through your essay several times to get your main ideas in mind. Then put essay away! • Stand up; face imaginary audience or mirror.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  36. 36. Practicing the Speech • Talk your way through your essay several times to get your main ideas in mind. Then put essay away! • Stand up; face imaginary audience or mirror. • Give speech from keyword outline on cards.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  37. 37. Practicing the Speech • Talk your way through your essay several times to get your main ideas in mind. Then put essay away! • Stand up; face imaginary audience or mirror. • Give speech from keyword outline on cards. • Time the speech.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  38. 38. Practicing the Speech • Talk your way through your essay several times to get your main ideas in mind. Then put essay away! • Stand up; face imaginary audience or mirror. • Give speech from keyword outline on cards. • Time the speech. • Repeat and repeat again--but don’t memorize.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  39. 39. Practicing DeliveryRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  40. 40. Practicing Delivery • Develop conversational quality.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  41. 41. Practicing Delivery • Develop conversational quality. • Practice projecting enthusiasm--a desire to communicate.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  42. 42. Practicing Delivery • Develop conversational quality. • Practice projecting enthusiasm--a desire to communicate. • Practice making eye contact.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  43. 43. Citing Sources in SpeechesRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  44. 44. Citing Sources in SpeechesWe cite sources in speeches for the samereasons we do in papers.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  45. 45. Citing Sources in SpeechesWe cite sources in speeches for the samereasons we do in papers. • Enhances our credibilityRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  46. 46. Citing Sources in SpeechesWe cite sources in speeches for the samereasons we do in papers. • Enhances our credibility • Adds authority to your content and argumentsRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  47. 47. Citing Sources in SpeechesWe cite sources in speeches for the samereasons we do in papers. • Enhances our credibility • Adds authority to your content and arguments • Integrity. Acknowledges the origin of your ideas and/or information in a responsible, honest way.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  48. 48. Citing Sources in SpeechesRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  49. 49. Citing Sources in SpeechesUnlike papers, speeches need not (should not)provide full bibliographical information.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  50. 50. Citing Sources in SpeechesUnlike papers, speeches need not (should not)provide full bibliographical information. • Some appropriate source citations styles follow:RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  51. 51. ❝According to a recent cover article in Newsweek magazine…❞ ❝In a Drug Enforcement Agency report available on the Internet, William J. Bennett, former head of the agency, claims that…❞ ❝According to the most recent Statistical Abstract, 47 million American have no health insurance…❞ ❝An article in a July issue Time magazine reported… ❞RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  52. 52. Keep your eyes on the prizeRHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor
  53. 53. Keep your eyes on the prize Moving from frightened uncertainty to confident poise in front of an audience.RHETORIC I Bruce ClaryFall 2011 Instructor

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