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15 occasion

  1. 1. Ceremonial Speaking Chapter 15
  2. 2. Types of Speeches Welcoming Introduction Recognition Acceptance Toast Tribute / Eulogy
  3. 3. Welcoming Short speech Welcomes person or organization Gives some “reminder information” about person / organization Sets the tone
  4. 4. Introductions Precedes a longer speech Provides  Nature of occasion  Key information about speaker  Identify topic or title of main speech Remember  Don’t overdo it  Give accurate information  Don’t “ruin” the main speech
  5. 5. Recognition ** Presents an award to a person or group Describe nature of the award – history, source, etc Explain specific criteria of award Describes recipient’s achievements in relation to award
  6. 6. Acceptance ** Acknowledges receipt of an award Thanks to source of the award Express feelings about recognition Acknowledge help from others that contributed to the award
  7. 7. Toasts Extremely short Focus on one characteristic of person or occasion Wedding toasts  Can be longer  Don’t make everyone uncomfortable
  8. 8. Tributes and Eulogies ** Honors person’s life / accomplishments Select 3 or 4 positive qualities as main points Related stories provide support for each point