Project 10, Inspire your Audience
Objective: To inspire the audience by appealing to noble motives and challenging the audience to achieve a higher level of beliefs or achievement. Appeal to the audience's needs and emotions, using stories, anecdotes, and quotes to add drama. Avoid using notes. Time: 8 to 10 minutes.
"Who is your Inspiration?"
Speech 10, Toastmasters International
Canberra, 23rd November 2016
Time: 9.30 sec
Project 9, Persuade with Power
Objective: Persuade listeners to adopt your viewpoint or ideas or to take some action. Appeal to the audience's interests. Use logic and emotion to support your position. Avoid using notes. Time: 5 to 7 minutes.
"Is the Internet, the death of the Newspaper?"
Speech 9, Toastmasters International
Canberra, 9th November 2016
Project 8, Get Comfortable with Visual Aids
Objective: To learn the value of props in speaking. Select visual aids that are appropriate for your message and the audience. Use visual aids correctly with ease and confidence. Time: 5 to 7 minutes.
Speech 8, Toastmasters International
Canberra, 26th October 2016
Project 7, Research Your Topic
Objective: Collect Information about your topic from numerous sources. Carefully support your points and opinions with specific facts, examples, and illustrations gathered through research. Time: 5 to 7 minutes.
"Blinking Lights and Bells"
Speech 7, Toastmasters International
Canberra, 12th October 2016
Time: 6.10 sec.
Project 6, VOCAL VARIETY
Objective: Use voice volume, pitch, rate and quality to reflect and add meaning and interest to your message. Use pauses to enhance your message. Use vocal variety smoothly and naturally.
Time: 5 to 7 minutes.
Speech 6, Toastmasters
Canberra, 28th September 2016
Time: 6.30 sec.
Project 1, THE ENTERTAINING SPEECH
Objectives: Entertain the audience by relating a personal experience or event. Organise an entertaining speech for maximum impact. Time: 5 to 7 minutes.
Toastmasters Humorous Speech Contest 2016, Woden Valley Toastmasters."History in all its Forms" Monica Shanahan, 14 September 2016, Time: 6.25 sec.
My first speech contest, it was a great experience! Winners: Courtney Weller 1st Place, Hamish Alexander 2nd Place, and Jodie Lemmey 3rd Place. In total we had 5 contestants compete. The winner will go on to compete in the Area 7 Humorous Speech Contest, held at the Hellenic Club Woden. (Tuesday 27 September 2016 / 7pm Sharp / Entry $5.00.
Project 5, YOUR BODY SPEAKS
Objective: 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. Time: 5 to 7 minutes
"The Language of Movement"
Speech 5, Toastmasters
Canberra, 31 August 2016
Time: 7 minutes