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BITS Pilani

Pilani|Dubai|Goa|Hyderabad



























































SPEAKING ON SPECIAL
OCCASIONS
SPEAKING ON SPECIAL
OCCASIONS
Many Special
Occasions
Provide
Opportunities
For Speech
Making
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Primary Purpose Is Neither To
Inform Nor Persuade, But To
Fulfill The Special Needs Of
The Occasion
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OCCASIONS
Types of Special Occasion
Speeches:
Introduction
Presentation
Acceptance
Commemorative
After-Dinner
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OCCASIONS
Speeches Of
Introduction
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3 Goals:
To Build Enthusiasm For The
Upcoming Speaker
To Generate Interest In The
Speakers Topic
To Establish A Welcoming
Climate That Will Boost The
Speakers Credibility
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OCCASIONS
Guidelines For The
Speech Of
Introduction:
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OCCASIONS
Be Brief
No More Than 2 To 3 Minutes
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OCCASIONS
Be Completely Accurate
Errors Are Embarrassing
Be Sure To Say The Main
Speakers Name Correctly
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OCCASIONS
Be Adapted To The Occasion
Formal Occasions Require
Formal Speeches Of
Introduction
Informal Occasions Allow
For Casual Speeches Of
Introduction
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OCCASIONS
Be Adapted To The Main
Speaker
Dont Say Anything To Make
The Main Speaker
Uncomfortable
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SPEAKING ON SPECIAL
OCCASIONS
Be Adapted To The Main
Speaker
Dont Over-praise The Speaker
For His Or Her Speaking Skills
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SPEAKING ON SPECIAL
OCCASIONS
Be Adapted To The Main
Speaker
Dont Make Embarrassing
Remarks About The Speakers
Personal Life
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OCCASIONS
No telling tales out
of school!
Be Adapted To The Audience
Take Into Account Audience
Knowledge, Or Lack Thereof,
Of The Speaker
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OCCASIONS
Try To Create A Sense Of
Anticipation And Drama
Save The Speakers Name
For Last
Deliver The Speech Of
Introduction With
Sincerity And Conviction
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OCCASIONS
Speeches Of
Presentation
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SPEAKING ON SPECIAL
OCCASIONS
Given When
Someone Receives
A Gift Or Award

Should Be
Relatively Brief
A Few Lines To
4 Or 5 Minutes
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OCCASIONS
Main Purpose:
To Explain Why The
Recipient Is Receiving The
Award Or Gift
Point Out Achievements
& Discuss Them In Ways
That Will Make Them
Meaningful To The
Audience
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OCCASIONS
If The Recipient Won The Award
In A Competition, Praise The
Other Competitors, As Well
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SPEAKING ON SPECIAL
OCCASIONS
Speeches Of
Acceptance
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SPEAKING ON SPECIAL
OCCASIONS
3 Goals:
Give Thanks For A Gift
Or Award
To Thank The People
Who Are Bestowing
The Gift Or Award
To Acknowledge Those
Who Helped The
Recipient Gain The
Award Or Gift
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SPEAKING ON SPECIAL
OCCASIONS
Do not use
this time for
political
agendas.
Only use it
to say
Thank
You.
Commemorative
Speeches
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SPEAKING ON SPECIAL
OCCASIONS
Speeches Of Praise Or
Celebration
To Pay Tribute To A Person, A
Group Of People, An Institution,
Or An Idea

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OCCASIONS
Examples:
Eulogies
Fourth Of July Speeches
Testimonial Addresses
Dedications
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OCCASIONS
Fundamental Purpose Of
The Commemorative
Speech:
To Inspire The Audience
To Heighten Audience
Admiration For The
Person, Institution, Or
Idea Being Praised
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Although The Commemorative
Speech Presents Information, It
Differs From The Informative
Speech
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The Purpose Of The
Informative Speech:
To Communicate I nfo
Clearly And Accurately
The Purpose Of The
Commemorative Speech:
To Express Feelings And
Arouse Sentiments
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OCCASIONS
Commemorative Speeches
Depend Upon The Creative And
Subtle Use Of Language
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OCCASIONS
Avoid Using Clichs And Trite
Statements
Use Stylistic Devices To Enhance
The Rhythm, Imagery, And
Creativity Of The Speech
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OCCASIONS
After -
Dinner
Speeches
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OCCASIONS
Primary Purpose:
To Entertain
Often Given At Breakfast &
Lunch Gatherings As Well As
After Dinner
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OCCASIONS
After - Dinner Speeches
Are Lighter In Tone
Than Other Types Of
Speeches
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OCCASIONS
Almost Any Topic Can Be
Appropriate
Should Not Be Technical or
Argumentative

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OCCASIONS
Supporting Materials
Should Be Chosen For
Their Entertainment
Value Rather Than For
Their Persuasive
Strength
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OCCASIONS
Listeners Are
Looking For A Good -
Natured Talk That
Treats A Subject
Imaginatively And
Whimsically
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OCCASIONS
Although Lighter In Tone, After -
Dinner Speeches Require Careful
Preparation

Clearly Organized Around A
Central Theme
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OCCASIONS
Delivery Should Be
Practiced To Enhance
Desired Impact On
The Audience

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OCCASIONS
Humor Can Be Important
But Do Not Strive To Be A Stand -
Up Comic
Purpose Of Humor: To Provoke
Smiles & Chuckles Not To
Convulse The Audience With A
String Of One-liners
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OCCASIONS
Humor Grows Naturally Out Of
The Speech Materials, And
Provides Insight Into The Topic
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OCCASIONS
Many Excellent
After - Dinner
Speeches Contain
No Humor
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OCCASIONS
THANK YU

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