Competent Communication Manual #3 – Get to the Point (5:00-7:00 min)
Organize speech to achieve general and specific purpose; Reinforce purpose with beginning, body, and conclusion; Project sincerity and conviction; Control nervousness; Strive to not use notes
Competent Communication Manual #5 – Your Body Speaks (5:00-7:00 min)
Use stance, movement, gestures, facial expressions, and eye contact to express your message and achieve your speech’s purpose; Make your body language smooth and natural; Focus on methods of delivery as well as speech content.
Voted Best Speech
Extract from a short story “The Dancing-Master’s Music” by William Trevor
Interpretive Reading #1 – Read a Story (8:00-10:00 min)
Effectively interpret the story; Apply vocal techniques that aid the effectiveness of the reading.
Voted Best Evaluation