Ch 9: Speech Delivery: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Speech Delivery chapter of this Public Speaking Help and Review course is the simplest way to master speech delivery concepts. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of speech delivery.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help mastering speech delivery will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn about speech delivery concepts. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding why delivery method is important in public speaking, the four types of speech delivery and how to use vocal qualities to relay meaning
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about public speaking (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about speech delivery
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra public speaking learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Speech Delivery Help and Review chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Speech Delivery Help and Review chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question about speech delivery. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

In this chapter, you'll learn the answer to questions including:

  • What is the importance of pronunciation, articulation and dialect?
  • How do I prepare to answer an audience's questions after presenting a speech?
  • What is the process of rehearsing a speech?
  • How do I interpret meaning from body language?

7 Lessons in Chapter 9: Speech Delivery: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Four Types of Speech Delivery: Impromptu, Extemporaneous, Manuscript & Memorized

1. Four Types of Speech Delivery: Impromptu, Extemporaneous, Manuscript & Memorized

There are four ways in which a speaker can deliver his or her information. Once can speak from his head, commit every word to memory, read from a script or use a blended approach.

Using Vocal Qualities to Convey Meaning in Public Speaking

2. Using Vocal Qualities to Convey Meaning in Public Speaking

To keep your audience engaged, it is important to consider vocal qualities like volume, pace and pitch. These qualities are what keep your speech not only interesting but also engaging. Learn about vocal qualities in this lesson.

Considering Pronunciation, Articulation, and Dialect in Public Speaking

3. Considering Pronunciation, Articulation, and Dialect in Public Speaking

The speaker's culture and habits often have much to do with the vocal traits of a speech. Thus, punctuation, articulation and dialect are three very personal aspects of speech delivery.

The Role of Nonverbal Communication During Speech Delivery

4. The Role of Nonverbal Communication During Speech Delivery

When delivering a speech, your body movements tell almost as much about your message as your actual speech. Eye contact, body orientation, posture, facial expressions and gestures play into how your audience perceives your message.

Speech Rehearsal: Importance and Process

5. Speech Rehearsal: Importance and Process

Speech rehearsal is as important as writing the speech itself. It starts with a pre-rehearsal and then follows several steps. By following the process, you will have a winning speech.

Q&A Preparation: Answering the Audience's Questions After a Speech

6. Q&A Preparation: Answering the Audience's Questions After a Speech

When the audience asks a question, the speaker must be sure that he/she can properly respond with an answer that is correct and that satisfies the inquisitor. There are a few ways the speaker can formulate an answer and deliver it with confidence.

Intonation: Definition, Patterns & Examples

7. Intonation: Definition, Patterns & Examples

In this lesson, we will learn about the two musical meanings of the word 'intonation' with emphasis on the more common usage of the word as it relates to pitch: why it is important and how different musicians accomplish it.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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