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manuscript
reading a speech from a written text
memorized
delivering a speech word for word from memory without using notes
improptu
delivering a speech without advance preparation
extemporaneous
speaking from a written or memorized outline without having memorized the exact wording of the presentation
concrete words
a word that refers to an object or describes an action or characteristic in the most specific way possible
unbiased words
a word that does not stereotype, discriminate against, or insult any sexual, racial, cultural, or religious group
vivid words
a colorful word
simple words
a short word known to most people who speak the language
correct words
a word that means what the speaker intends and is grammatically correct in the phrase or sentence in which it appears
figurative language
language that deviates from the ordinary, expected, meaning of words to make a description or comparison unique, vivid, and memorable
drama
suspense created by phrasing something in a way that differs from the way the audience expects
cadence
the rhythm of speech
eye contact
looking at an audience during a presentation
physical delivery
a person's gestures, movement, and posture, which influence how a message is interpreted
facial expressions
use of facial muscles to communicated
vocal delivery
nonverbal voice elements, including pitch, rate, volume, and articulation
appearance
a speaker's dress and volume
gestures
movements of the hands and arems to communicate ideas
movement
change of location during a presentation
posture
a speaker's stance
volume
the softness or loudness of a speaker's voice
pitch
how high or low a speaker's voice is
rate
how fast or slow a speaker speaks
articulation
the process of producting speech sounds clearly and distinctly
what are some types of presentation aids?
objects, models, people, drawings, photos, maps,graphs, charts, videos, cds/dvds, audio
what are some guidelines for presentation aids?
select the right aids for your audience,, make your aids easy to see,keep it simple, polish your presentation aids
what are some guidelines for using your presentation aids?
rehears with aids
maintain eye contact w/audience
explain your aids
time your aids with discussion of them
do not pass objects around to audience
use handouts effectively
use technology thoughtfully