How you speak affects the meaning of your words. Varying your tone, volume and pace can help engage a listener.
What is enunciation?
The speed of speech
Delivering words clearly
The use of slang when speaking
When would a pause be effective within a speech?
To emphasise your point
To take a breath
To decide which part of your speech to deliver next
What is the difference between projecting and shouting when speaking?
There is no difference
Projecting is a more productive way of being louder
Projecting is adding energy to your speech - volume is making it louder
What does the tone of a speaker relate to?
Whether they are being sarcastic, genuine or formal depending on the situation
How long they intend to talk for
Whether they speak at a volume loud enough for people to hear
How will a monotone within speech affect your audience?
The change in tone tells people when you have finished speaking
Your audience will be likely to be bored and uninterested in what you are saying
It is hard for your listener to understand what you are saying
How can you improve your enunciation when speaking?
Speaking quietly so as not to intimidate your audience
Pronounce your words correctly and clearly
Shouting so your audience can hear you
What is the first thing to consider when deciding upon a particular tone?
The context of speaking – where you are speaking, the topic and who you are speaking to
Having your notes with you to remember what to say
Making lots of eye contact
How can you emphasise an important part of your speech with your voice?
Say that part louder
Pause or change your tone
Repeat that part several times to make it memorable
What should you avoid when speaking?
Finding out about your audience
Rambling about irrelevant information
What should you do with your voice in order to speak effectively?
Control it by varying the speed, pitch and tone
Speak slowly so that people can understand you
Speak loudly so that people can hear you