SP 101-102 ESPs
SP 101-102 Effective Speaker Principles Spring 2011 Pensacola Christian College
A person whose character, knowledge, and judgement command respect.
The Effective Speaker is
A message to deliver, a definite purpose in giving that message, and is consumed with the necessity of getting that message across and accomplishing that purpose.
The Effective Speaker has
That the primary purpose of speech is the communication of ideas and feelings in order to get a desired response.
The Effective Speaker realizes
And adjusts to every speaking situation.
The Effective Speaker analyzes
Topics which are significant and appropriate.
The Effective Speaker chooses
And listens with discrimination. (Neither blindly accepting the ideas of others, nor stubbornly refusing to consider opinions opposed to his own.)
The Effective Speaker reads
Facts and opinions through sound research and careful thought so that his speech, both on and off the platform, may be worthy of the listener's time.
The Effective Speaker secures
And organizes materials so that they form a unified and coherent whole.
The Effective Speaker selects
Language that is clear, direct, appropriate, and vivid.
The Effective Speaker uses
His delivery vital and keeps it free from distracting elements.
The Effective Speaker makes