Presentation on theme: "Panther Prep (Public Speaking) North Central High School"— Presentation transcript:
1 Panther Prep (Public Speaking) North Central High School
2 Introduction Purpose and direction of presentation Organization of thoughts and wordsEffective delivery skills and techniquesPractice with different types of speeches:InformativePersuasiveDemonstrativeSpecial OccasionGroup Debate
3 Getting Started Why learn to speak in public? Success in the school/workplace can be tied to a person’s ability to effectively communicate.Some opportunities are unavailable to people because the opportunity includes a public speaking component.Ability to address one’s peers allows for the ability to express one’s opinions and concerns. Make a contribution.
4 The Communicative Act There are 5 steps in the communication process: Speaker wishes to communicate an ideaSpeaker encodes the idea into a messageMessage is sent through a channel to a audienceAudience receives and decodes messageAudience responds to the message.
5 Breakdown“What we have here is a failure to communicate” - Cool Hand LukeA breakdown in communication can usually be tracked down to a missed, altered, or ineffective step in the act of communication.The speaker, message, channel, and audience are all responsible for the act of communication.
6 Reasons for Fear People are often afraid to speak in public because: Lack of informationLack of confidenceNervousnessEmbarrassmentFear of making a mistakeLooking “stupid”Sounding “stupid”
7 ConfidenceThe key to overcoming the fear of public speaking is fostering confidence.Eye contact with the audience, facial expression, body movement, personal appearance and strength of voice all convey confidence externally.Knowledge of the subject and proper preparation and mental state breed confidence internally.
8 PreparationPreparation is the key to success in a public speaking environment.Preparing a speech includes determining a purpose of a speech, analyzing the intended audience, gathering information, organizing information and delivery.Delivery includes not only what is said but how it is said.
9 Step-by-Step The steps of preparing a speech are: Identify purpose or need for speechIdentify/analyze perspective audienceGather information (research)Organize information (outline)Rehearse delivery (edit)Energize (counter nervousness)Deliver
10 Impromptu Speech 1 Self-Introduction PREPARATION: Take 5 min. to write down some notes that you want to include about yourself.DELIVERY: You will have 2 min. to deliver the speech. (NO SCRIPTS)Be sure to include all of the following in your speech:NameLocation (Home)Family InfoWork & HobbiesPurpose for AttendingUltimate Goal & PlanNickname or Anecdote