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1 A SPEAKER’S GUIDEBOOK 4TH EDITION CHAPTER 27 Special Occasion Speeches
2 Functions of Special Occasion Speeches EntertainmentCelebrationCommemorationInspirationSocial agenda-setting
3 Types of Special Occasion Speeches Speeches of IntroductionSpeeches of AcceptanceSpeeches of PresentationRoasts and ToastsEulogies and TributesAfter Dinner SpeechesSpeeches of Inspiration
4 Speeches of Introduction Prepare the audience for the occasionMotivate audience to listen to the speakerContains these elements:Describes the speaker’s backgroundBriefly previews the speaker’s topicEstablishes the credibility of the speaker for the occasionRequests the audience to welcome the speakerShould be acknowledged by the person being introduced
5 Guidelines for Introducing Others Demonstrate why the speaker is credible or relevant for the occasion.Identify the speaker’s title correctly.Pronounce the speaker’s name correctly.Contact the speaker in advance to verify personal details you plan to reveal to the audience.Mention a few important accomplishments.Capture the audience’s attention.Be brief.
6 Question When introducing another speaker, you should ___. A. Speak for a long time.B. Outline the speaker’s message in detail.C. Use personal info gained from rumors.D. Not mention the speaker’s title at all.E. Pronounce the speaker’s name correctly.
7 Speeches of Acceptance Are made in response to receiving an awardExpress gratitude toward the giverShould be prepared in advance if you know you will, or suspect you may, receive the awardShould be sincere and humbleExpress gratitude toward those who helped you reach the goals for which you are being honored
8 Eulogies and Other Tributes A eulogy is usually delivered to commemorate a deceased friend or family member.The audience looks to the speaker to see how to deal with the loss, so contain emotions and speak clearly.The main purpose of a funeral is to refer to the family of the deceased and help bring them closure.The secondary purpose is to focus on the life of the deceased, not death.Mention positive traits about the person, but be sincere.
9 Roasts and ToastsBoth are tributes to a person that celebrate and recognize his/her achievements.A roast is a humorous tribute where a series of speakers poke fun or tell embarrassing stories about the person being roasted.A toast is a serious and brief tribute to honor the person with sincerity.Consider the personality of the recipient before planning a roast or toast.
10 After Dinner & Social Agenda-Setting Speeches may occur at any type of meal or celebration, not just dinner.Recognize each occasion by not using a canned speech that may fit many other events.Avoid telling jokes with no purpose or meaning to the event.Agenda-setting recalls the mission of the organization in an entertaining way.
11 Speeches of Inspiration & Sermons Uplift the audience and touch on deep feelingsUse real-life stories and examples to inspire and set an example for future behaviorAre dynamic and charismatic in delivery styleFollow a distinctive organizational device; such as an acronym related to, or motto of, the group
12 QuestionWhich type of special occasion speech recognizes the importance of an organization?A. TributeB. RoastC. Social agenda-settingD. EulogyE. Award presentation
13 QuestionWhich type of special occasion speech uses humor to recognize the accomplishments of an individual?A. TributeB. RoastC. Social agenda-settingD. EulogyE. Award presentation
14 Chapter 27 Key Terms for Review special occasion speechspeech of introductionspeech of acceptancespeech of presentationroasttoasteulogyafter-dinner speechcanned speechessocial agenda–settingsermonsspeech of inspiration