Some Unexpected Friends

June 7, 2011 at 12:43 pm 1 comment

Another thing that really surprises me about this class is the way that it connects all the students in the class room together.  Most classes you can spend the entire quarter setting next to one person and never say a word to them.  Speech class is entirely different and you don’t have to be sitting next to someone to talk to them either.  We do so many things as a group that it’s almost impossible not to talk to everyone in the classroom at least once.  I think this is another reason why the speeches have become easier to give, because I’m no longer doing them in front of a group of strangers but instead a group of people that I consider my friends.

When I first started the class and noticed the way that Candee wanted all of us to work together I didn’t like it one bit.  Now I know that simple things like communicating in small groups go a long way in strengthening a persons public speaking skills.  I mean if you can’t talk to a few people in a small group how in the heck are you going to talk in front of a large audience.

Mark S

Advertisements

Entry filed under: By Mark, Group Communication, public speaking, Public Speaking Tips, Reflecting on Experience, Uncategorized.

Three Speeches Down, One More to GO Prayer is my secret power

1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. gray6533  |  June 7, 2011 at 9:38 pm

    Mark, I agree with what you said about getting together in small groups. Candee was gearing us up for the big event and we didn’t even realize it. When the time came to get up in front of the class we were already bonded to each other. Mrs. “B” is cleaver isn’t she?

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Student Blog

This blog is the collective work of students enrolled in the Fundamentals of Effective Speech Class at Southern State Community College South Campus. We invite you to add your voice to the conversation. Just click the "add comment' button to share your ideas and suggestions.

Blog Stats

  • 165,223 hits

Important

If you see your image, link, name, etc. on this blog and don't want it here, please contact us and it will be removed immediately.

%d bloggers like this: