#SpeechAnalysis 1: How to Study and Critique a Speech via @6minutes
Speech Analysis #1: How to Study and Critique a Speech
Adapt criticism to the student
Human beings are sensitive to comments made about them. The person is always more important than the performance. A word of praise or a word of disapproval will stay with the student for a long time. When critiquing a speech, try to separate the performance from the individual. Instead of "what you did wrong," say "what you might have done to make the speech better." Instead of "what you should have done," say "next time you speak you might . . ."
Speech Analysis #1: How to Study and Critique a Speech via @6minutes
A successful speech has engaging, well-researched content and is delivered with charisma and grace. To critique a speech, it’s necessary to evaluate the speaker’s abilities in both speech writing and delivery. Determine whether the speaker used facts and anecdotes to make a convincing case, and decide if his or her style was engaging enough to keep your attention through the end. Sharing your critique with the speaker will help him or her improve for next time.
Exam Format: Multiple choice
Performance assessment: Listening to and critiquing a speech
Performance assessment: Performing a 4-7 minute speech (see below)