Presentation on theme: "TOASTMASTER OF THE DAY TOASTMASTER OF THE DAY To act as host and conduct the entire program, including introducing the participants. Always lead the applause."— Presentation transcript:
TOASTMASTER OF THE DAY TOASTMASTER OF THE DAY To act as host and conduct the entire program, including introducing the participants. Always lead the applause before and after each person you introduce. Introduce the general evaluator, table topics master, and each speaker. At the conclusion of the speaking program, request the timers report and vote for the Best Speaker. Award trophies (if appropriate). Turn control of the meeting to the President or other presiding officer at the end of the meeting..
GENERAL EVALUATOR GENERAL EVALUATOR Evaluates anything and everything that takes place throughout the meeting. Takes notes on everything that happens (or doesnt, but should). When introduced by the Toastmaster, introduce your team – to include requesting the Word of the Day from the Word Master. In the evaluation portion of the meeting, introduce each evaluator, by saying, our first (second, third) evaluator is ______. He/she will be evaluating the speech of _______. Call on the evaluation assistants to give their reports (Grammarian, Ah Counter, and Word Master). Wrap up the evaluation phase by giving your general evaluation of the meeting. (You may use notes.) After all speech evaluators and evaluator assistants and you have given your reports, call for a Timers Report of the Speech Evaluators and a vote for Best Evaluator (can be any speech evaluator, evaluator assistant or the general evaluator.) Return control of the meeting to the Toastmaster.
TABLETOPICS MASTER TABLE TOPICS MASTER Responsible for preparing and issuing the topic questions. This portion of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for Toastmasters to learn to think and speak on their feet and to give everyone in the room an opportunity to speak. Set the stage for your portion of the meeting with brief remarks about the theme or topic. State the maximum time the participant may have for their response (1-2 minutes). State the question briefly, then call on a respondent. (Call on attendees who do not have a speaking role in the meeting first and then those that have lesser roles. After the first or second question, ask any guests present if they would like to participate At the end of your session, ask the timer to report who is eligible for the award (Best Table Topics Speaker). Ask members to vote for the Best Table Topics Speaker and pass their votes to the Timer/Vote Counter. Return control of the meeting to the Toastmaster.
TIMER VOTE COUNTER TIMER/VOTE COUNTER Responsible for keeping track of time and counting votes for Best Speaker, etc. Explain timing rules and demonstrate how green, yellow, and red visual signals are used. Prepared speeches are generally 5 to 7 minutes. GREEN at 5 minutes, YELLOW at 6 minutes, RED at 7 minutes and remains up until the speaker stops speaking. Table topics are 1 to 2 minutes. GREEN at 1 minutes, YELLOW at 1-1/2 minutes, RED at 2 minutes and remains up until the speaker stops speaking. Speech evaluations are 2 to 3 minutes. GREEN at 2 minutes, YELLOW at 2-1/2 minutes, RED at 3 minutes and remains up until the speaker stops speaking. When called upon by the General Evaluator, stand by your chair and give your report. Provide written results of the Best Speaker, Best Table Topics and Best Evaluator to the Toastmaster of the Day before the end of the meeting
SPEECH EVALUATOR SPEECH EVALUATOR Responsible for recording your impressions of the speech on the evaluation page in the manual along with the answers to the evaluation questions. When introduced, go to the lectern and give your oral evaluation. How effectively did the speaker meet the objectives of the project? Give feedback about gestures, body language, eye contact, effective pauses, vocal variety, speech construction (opening, body, close). You have 2 to 3 minutes.
AH COUNTER AH COUNTER Purpose of the ah counter is to note words and sounds used as a crutch or pause filler by anyone who speaks during the meeting. Words may be inappropriate interjections such as and, well, but, you know. Sounds may be ah, um, er. Also note when a speaker repeats a word or phrase such as I,I or This means, this means. Listen to everyone for crutch sounds and long pauses used as fillers. Write down how many crutch sounds or words each person used during the meeting (you may want to state a limit). When called upon by the general evaluator, stand by your chair and give your report.
WORD MASTER WORD MASTER Two basic responsibilities: to introduce a new word to members and to comment on the use of that word during the meeting. Announce the word of the day, state its part of speech, define it, use it in a sentence, and ask that anyone speaking during any part of the meeting use it. Write down who uses the word of the day and if it was used correctly or incorrectly. When called upon by the general evaluator, stand by your chair and give your report.
GRAMMARIAN GRAMMARIAN Duties are to listen for any awkward uses of grammar (i.e. incomplete sentences, incorrect grammar, sentences that change direction in midstream, etc.) throughout the meeting. During the course of the meeting, listen to each Toastmaster who speaks and make notes of any poor or exceptional grammar uses. The Toastmaster will ask for your report at the end of the meeting. Stand by your chair and give your report.
PREPARED SPEAKER PREPARED SPEAKER One of the most important roles of the meeting, the prepared speakers (generally three to six per night) serve as the core of the meeting. Speeches are usually 5 to 7 minutes, but more advanced speeches can go as long as 10 to 15 minutes.
GUEST Guest Card – Display "NO" side if you do not want to be called on during Table Topics. Display "OK" side if you would like to participate in Table Topics.