16 terms

English 12A 1.2.4-5 Vocab

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delivery
the presentation style of a speech to an audience
rate
the speed at which a person speaks
pitch
the highness or lowness of a sound
monotone
a constant pitch or tone of voice
inflection
change in the pitch or tone of a person's voice to create emphasis
volume
how loud or soft a sound is
articulation
the clearness and distinctness of syllable sounds in a word
pronunciation
the accepted standard of how a word sounds when spoken
platform movement
walking or stepping in a purposeful manner from one spot to another while speaking
gestures
motions of a speaker's hands or arms during a speech
vocalized pauses
"ah," "um," "you know," and other verbal fillers that speakers use when they're trying to think of what they want to say
eye contact
direct visual contact with the eyes of another person
impromptu
method of delivery that is unplanned, without preparation
memorized
Method in which speech is written, rehearsed and delivered without use of notes or script
manuscript
the word-for-word reading of a printed page
extemporaneous
presentation of carefully planned and rehearsed speech using notes
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