Examples Of Self Evaluation Speech

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Self Evaluation: Speech III This last and final speech was a persuasive speech, in which I tried to persuade the audience to defend and break the stereotypes of pit bulls -because they are not violent animals. I believe that the topic and content was overall good and interesting. The audience was engaged through rhetorical questions as well as anecdotes. It was very evident that I was speaking on a topic I truly cared about and shared a great passion for. I was also able to effectively use ethos, pathos, and logos throughout my speech. I believe that my overall delivery was good. I projected my voice well, even through a video camera it was clear, and could be heard clearly by everyone in the room. I changed my body language and tone …show more content…
Some of which include stopping the use of ‘um’! I said it so many times, and I found that it made me look ill prepared and also caused me to lose my audience at times. Another thing I noticed I did was that I sometimes started talking too fast which in turn caused me to get tongued tied and twist up my words- part of that was trying to think too far ahead will presenting. One thing I need to work on is not looking at my sources so often. I understand some were long, but I used them too much. They should be used more as an assistant rather than a crutch. Nevertheless, despite the many ‘work-in-progress’ or improvements I have to make, I did some things pretty well. I engaged my audience with eye contact frequently, the whole room (right side, middle, left side, and the back). I projected my voice very well and other than the ‘ummm’ I displayed no signs of nervousness - I’m quite proud of that. Lastly, I believe that I incorporated my personal experience and anecdotes well. I have learned a lot from this final speech by watching myself present. I learned my presenting flaws and my presenting strengths. I am glad that this last paper was a self-evaluation. It is much harder to analyze one’s self than it is to analyze another. I am excited to take what I have learned and apply it to future speeches. “There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you

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