Perform an Introduction Speech
Perform an introduction speech
In this assignment, you will create a delivery outline and deliver an introduction speech.
- A one- to two-page (250- to 500-word) paper
- A two- to four-minute introduction speech
Step 1 Create an outline.
Using the preparation outline you created in Assignment 1.1, create a delivery outline for your introduction speech.
- Using a different file name, save a copy of the Assignment 1.1 document in which you created the preparation outline.
- Modify the preparation outline to make it a delivery outline.
Step 2 Practice your speech.
Practice using your delivery outline to deliver your introduction speech. Print your delivery outline so you can use it as your speaker notes.
- Before you begin your practice delivery, imagine that you are standing in front of your target audience and think about the specific purpose you identified for your speech.
- Remember that your speech should last between two and four minutes.
- Keep track of the total time it takes you to deliver your speech to stay within this time frame.
- Deliver your speech at least once all the way through.
Step 3 Present your speech.
- Remember to pay attention to the audience’s nonverbal communication and adjust as necessary.
Step 4 Answer the questions.
In a one-page (250-word) paper, address the following:
- Describe any issues you encountered during the delivery of your speech.
- How many times did you practice delivering your speech before you felt comfortable presenting it?
- What aspects of your speech delivery improved the most as a result of your practice?
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Outlining an Introduction Speech
Prepare an introduction speech
In this assignment, you will explore the process used to prepare a basic speech. You will select a potential speech topic and outline your topic selection.
An outline based on the outline format handout attached.
Step 1 Review the information involved in planning a speech.
The main steps involved in preparing any type of speech include the following:
- Choose the Right Topic
- Narrow Your Topic
- Locate Supporting Material
- Structure Your Speech
- Prepare an Outline
- Deliver Your Speech
Step 2 Prepare an introduction speech.
In a one-page outline, consider the following as you prepare your speech:
- Brainstorm what your fellow classmates might find interesting about you for this introduction speech. Consider family history, stories about your childhood, significant life events, or your accomplishments.
- Narrow your ideas down to a specific topic, theme, or anecdote. List the specific topic or title for your speech.
- When locating supporting materials for your introduction speech, think about any visual aids that may support your delivery.
- Remember to think about how you will open and close your introduction speech. Include those notes in your outline.