Preparing for my Speech

July 9, 2010 at 11:35 am 2 comments

I have not had the chance to give my first speech yet. I had to have one of my wisdom teeth taken out and was unable to attend class the day the speeches were given. I have been preparing to give my speech though. I chose a children’s book that I used to read when I was younger.

Choosing the book was the easy part. I then had to think of an introduction and conclusion to my reading and I had some help from my girlfriend. She asked me questions about why I chose the book and what I liked about it and I used the answers to her questions for my introduction and conclusion. It was a lot easier than I though it would be. I have read in front of my family, read out loud to myself and timed myself. My family has given me feedback and suggestions to improve what I say and how I say it. I am usually comfortable talking in front of people but when I am standing in front of the class ready to give my speech that might change.

I am looking forward to giving my first speech and I wish I could have been there to hear everyone else’s.

Scott

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Entry filed under: Public Reading, public speaking, Speech Topics, Uncategorized.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. David  |  July 13, 2010 at 12:25 pm

    Do not feel bad, I am nervous about preparing my speech too. The speeches are completely different than the readings.

    Reply
  • 2. penn7385  |  July 20, 2010 at 10:28 pm

    The first speech was the killer for everyone, but it just keeps getting easier. You’ll be fine.

    Reply

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