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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. elocution
  2. parley (verb)
  3. colloquial
  4. spiel
  5. oration
  1. a verb: to talk extravagantly on a subject
  2. b verb: to discuss terms with the enemy
  3. c noun: the art of speaking or reading effectively
  4. d noun: a formal speech
  5. e adjective: informal or relating to informal speech

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. noun: a speech intended to war, excite, or encourage
  2. adjective: extremely talkative
  3. noun: a speech against someone; a censure; a public reproach
  4. noun: a formal debate or discussion with the enemy: parlance
  5. noun: speaking in round-about expressions; beating around the bush; not getting to the point

5 True/False questions

  1. bellowverb: to shout in a deep voice (like a bull)

          

  2. parlancenoun: a bombastic, ranting speech or writing

          

  3. boisterousadjective: extremely talkative

          

  4. prattle (noun)noun: empty talk; chatter

          

  5. homilynoun: high praise, especially for the dead