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Tips for presenting a monologue

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  1. 1. Monologue<br />–noun<br />.a form of dramatic entertainment, comedic solo, or the like by a single speaker:  Antony’s famous monologue was spoken at the funeral of Caesar.<br />
  2. 2. Tip #1<br />Believe you are actually the person!<br />To really deliver the monologue successful you must have the emotion of the character.<br />Be an actor.. Get into the role. Imagine!<br />If you are Caesar, be strong and a leader. <br />
  3. 3. Tip #2<br />Learn your lines<br />It is very easy to tell when people are reading word for word. <br />The more you practice the more you will sound fluent.<br />Remember to go on; ad-lib if you miss a word. In a real speech the person would continue. <br />
  4. 4. Tip #3<br />Understand the vocabulary<br />Learn what every word means<br />You cannot express the word correctly if you don’t understand it.<br />Learn how to pronounce every word correctly<br />Online dictionaries have this feature. <br />
  5. 5. Stop<br />Tell someone the first three tips. <br />
  6. 6. Well done!<br />
  7. 7. Tip #4<br />Read the punctuation<br />Sentences periods, commas, questions, exclamations. They all affect the way you are going to speak.<br />
  8. 8. Tip # 5<br />Check out how you are doing.<br />Record your voice and listen critically to yourself are you clear, expressive and believable.<br />Have others listen and critically respond to your monologue.<br />Listen to others how do you compare. What can you learn.<br />
  9. 9. Tip # 6<br />Practice pronouncing words<br />How, Now, Brown Cow.<br />The tiger from Niger<br />Row RowRow your boat.<br />PeterPiper Picked a pack of PickledPeppers. <br />Rubber baby baggy bumpers<br />
  10. 10. Bibliography<br />Monologue: 13th March 2010<br />Interesting Things for ESL StudentsA fun study site for learners of English as a Second Language 13 March 2010<br />Ten tips on public speaking with confidence 13 March 2010<br />Top 10 Monologue Tips Written by: Dave AndrewsSeptember24, 2008<br />More Monologue Tips By Jeremy Whelan 13 March 2010<br />