Speech is power,
Speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel.
•Harsh Gaur (B-41)
•Aamir Malik (B-43)
•Sudip Mazumdar (B-44)
•Satyam Maitrai (B-45)
•Zain Ul Abdeen (B-61)
Aspects Of Public Speaking
Parts of the Speech
Delivery of the Speech
Aspects of Public Speaking
Types of public speaking
Purpose of your speech
Why we listen to speakers
Who is your audience
Preparation for your speech
Ways of Public Speaking
Extempore – without planning or preparation and on the
Prepared – having time to think and develop your material
before you speak
People’s Biggest Fear
1) PUBLIC SPEAKING
About 10 percent of the population
loves Public Speaking.
10 percent are genuinely
The rest of us- roughly 80 percent get
butterflies, get anxious, don’t sleep in
the night before- but we know we r
going to live through it. The fun part is
just lost in that case.
You may be judged by People, and
You may feel like a fool.
You might make mistakes and lose
You might be extremely humiliated.
They wont get what you are trying
They wont like you.
Speaking is an important
expressing ideas. Being
with other individuals or
to the groups is very
much essential in school,
business life and as well
as your personal life.
Three Types of Public Speaking
1. Speeches that inform
It explains , reports, describes, clarifies, defines and
Such speeches can move an
audience to action or belief. Their primary purpose is
to present facts, details, and examples.
2. Speeches that persuade
Speeches that persuade are designed to convince
and the goal is to influence the audience’s beliefs or
attitudes. This can be accomplished by using your
own credibility to strengthen your argument.
3. Speeches that entertain
Uses humor to influence an audience. Once the audience is
warmed up, one main idea is presented, still on a light note.
This is the most difficult of all presentations because it requires
great ease and elegance and depends to a large degree
on the charisma of the speaker.
Why do we listen to public speakers?
Know your audience?
Age – How old is the majority of your audience?
Are there more boys/girls in the audience?
What will your audience be interested in?
How many people will be in your audience?
Will your audience be knowledgeable about your
How to win the audience?
Keep your discussion
Use examples or stories
Provide interesting facts
To the point
Don’t go on and on and on and on and on
Keep your comments simple but informative
Do your homework – Know your topic
Develop your presentation material
Accuracy (content and spelling)
Practice, Practice, Practice
Prepare speaking outline
Polish & refine delivery
Parts of the Speech
Introduction of Speech
Get the audiences attention
State the purpose
Relate the importance to the audience
Preview the main points that will be covered
Body of the Speech
Conveys the message: Begin developing your speech by working
on the middle first, or the body. The body covers everything you want
to say during your speech. In other words, the body is the main content.
Discuss main points: The body should have three to five main
points. Next we present them from least important to the most
important, or vice versa. Each point needs to be backed up with
additional evidence such as quoting facts, statistics, or quoting experts .
Provide supporting details: Each point needs to be backed
up with additional evidence such as quoting facts, statistics, or quoting
Highlight the central theme of your speech
Briefly cover the main points
Provide the audience with a feeling of satisfaction
that you accomplished what you promised
Thank the audience for their attention
The first step
Take a deep breath
Slow your breathing / pause between sentences
Get the audience engaged
Tell a joke, use a quote, use a poem to begin your speech
Walk around – use your energy
Find your own way to reduce nervousness
Face your fears
Delivery of your Speech
Speech and Voice
Appearance is important as ‘First Impression matters’
Avoid that wrinkle
Wear a Formal dress or business suit
Leave hand bag at your seat
Tailored look gives more authority
Choose comfortable shoes
Speech and Voice
Use variation in
Low and high pitch
Helps provide attention
Provides emotion and feeling
Holds the attention of the audience
Not too rigid – locked knees = chance to meet the floor / Relax
Smile/ enjoy yourself and your audience will also enjoy themselves
Be serious when necessary
Helps establish a relationship with your audience
Makes them feel included
Too nervous – look directly above their heads
Look for signals from your audience – do they look confused? bored? Excited?
Keep head up – Don’t talk to the floor
Use your head, hands and arms – helps to emphasize ideas and feelings
Should come naturally
Last minute tips
Speak on a topic you have earned the right to talk about
Speak on a topic that you are interested in – be enthusiastic
Talk from your heart – not from your mouth
Be eager to communicate your information
Keep it simple
Make brief notes of what you want to say
Use pictures or examples to support your opinion
Know more about your topic than you will use
Rehearse the points of your speech through normal conversation with friends
Memorize your speech
Imitate others, be yourself
Preach or scold