Last year, when I signed up for Speech and Composition, it didn’t seem like much of a difference than the classes Speech and Fundamentals of Writing. However, I know now that I made the right choice to have a year round class than just a separate units for each topic because I practiced and attained valuable skills such as communication and 10th grade level writing simultaneously instead of a semester at a time.
My time spent in your classroom has prepared me for the classes I will be taking next year and beyond, as proper communications and proficient writing skills are required for future pursuits in further education and careers. Below I will be explaining what I have learned and achieved in this class using specific examples …show more content…
Even if sometimes the topic doesn’t relate to me and I am bored out of my mind, I try to give the speaker respect by listening to them and maybe giving them feedback. Sometimes I can be distracted by my friends in class but for the most part I try to put away distracting things and focus on the people who are communicating to me as an audience member or as an individual.If the person is speaking on a topic I don 't relate to or don 't agree with, I still try to at least listen to what they have to say. I know how it is like to be nervous before a presentation or not have someone listening to be because they don’t agree with me, so it isn’t hard at all to listen to others and what they have to say.
Media is a helpful way for people to get their message across whether by a visual aid or a video or private message. In class, we were encouraged to add a vial aid for video to enhance the communication process. For example, in the Demonstration Speech I brought physical objects to put my point across, while in my Destination speech I used a Powerpoint which was less of a hassle and enhanced my speech to a maximum. It gave pictures and short phrases that could help “convince” the audience to go on that