COMM 110, Lecture 2
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COMM 110 1 September 14 2015 This Week Mass Lecture: Chapters 3 & 7 Small Group: impromptu speeches Online: Quiz on chapter 7. Due by 5:00 pm Friday September 18 =May as well do it today Jessica Valenti, Thursday sept 17, 5:30, Festival concert hall, “Why feminism (still) matters” Chapter 3 Choosing a Topic ANYTHING, as long as it’s interesting o Take a personal inventory. What do you know about? o Current events Purpose – What will your purpose be? (impromptu will be informative) o Inform o Persuade o Special occasion TOPIC => PURPOSE => THESIS o Example: TOPIC = Iditarod, PURPOSE: to inform, THESIS = today I will inform you about the famous Iditarod race o THESIS Clear and complete Thesis shouldn’t be a question Shouldn’t be a duh question (don’t tell me homelessness Is bad. I already know this) One idea, not a combo. Also sholdnt contain your three main points Three main points (preview) comes after the thesis o TOPIC and PURPOSE Related to invention Topic can make or break a speech – choose a topic you know about – then learn more about it Use ethos, pathos and logos Logos is an appeal to logic Ethos is an appeal to credibility Pathos is an appeal to emotion Chapter 7 Delivery o Modes of delivery Memorization of verbal and nonverbal aspects of speech ( words and gestures) Manuscript – read from a single long script Extemporaneous – delivered used a key word outline or from a brief set of notes Impromptu – giving a speech without advanced preparation Question and answer – involves impromptu o How does good delivery look? Use eye contact. COMM 210 1 September 14 2015 Try to move your eyes in a triangle Reduce text on notecards (this reduces tendency to read directly from card Body language Use relaxed facial expression Practice gestures if necessary – even rehearse Movement – try to leave the “circle of death” o Take a step when transitioning from one point to another Physical appearance – dress up if it helps you feel more confident Voice Malapropisms – mistaking one word for another (an articulation error) o Addition – adding an extra sound (excape) o Deletion leaving out a sound (libary, goin’) o Substitution ( git or wrastle) o Transposition – reversing two sounds (professor vs prossefor) Rate of speech Pause for effect o Don’t vocalize pauses (“uuummm”, “sooooo”, “aaaaaaa”) Duration – draw out words for effect and to add emphasis Pitch – vary your tone of voice to avoid monotony Enunciate ( pronunciation/articulation) Fluency/fluidity Volume GENEERAL TIPS FOR DELIVERY o Work from a detailed outline to a key word outline to a speaking outline o Visualize success o Practice at least three times o Record(or have it monitored in some way) and then adjust Next week o Mass lecture: chapters 6 & 10 APA; citations o Small group informative speech exploration o Online: quiz informative assignment instructions