Entertaining Speaker

#1 – The Entertaining Speech
Time: 5 – 7 minutes
Objectives:

* Entertain the audience through use of humor and/or drama drawn from your personal experience.
* Organize an entertaining speech for maximum audience impact.

#2 – Resources for Entertainment
Time: 8 – 10 minutes
Objectives:

* Draw humorous and/or dramatic material from sources other than your own personal experience.
* Adapt your material to suit your topic, your own personality and the audience.
* Use entertaining material as a means of conveying a serious message.

#3 – Make Them Laugh
Time: 8 – 10 minutes
Objectives:

* Prepare a humorous speech drawn from your own experience.
* Strengthen the speech by adapting and personalizing humorous material from outside sources.
* Deliver the speech in a way that makes the humor effective.

#4 – A Dramatic Talk
Time: 10 – 12 minutes
Objectives:

* Develop an entertaining dramatic talk about an experience or incident, or give a dramatic reading.
* Include vivid imagery, characters and dialogue.
* Deliver the talk in an interpretative manner.

#5 – Speaking After Dinner
Time: 13 – 15 minutes
Objectives:

* Prepare an entertaining after-dinner talk on a specific theme.
* Deliver the talk extemporaneously, using the skills developed in the preceding entertainment projects.