A3 – Mean What You Say

A good public speaker speaks with conviction about their subject. This assignment is designed to further develop your self-confidence by giving you the opportunity to demonstrate sincerity, conviction and be persuasive.

To succeed with this assignment you will need to choose a subject that you have a definite opinion on and then, using the skills built up over the past two assignments, construct your speech so that it is logical and flows to a definite conclusion.

Your speech may have an opening that is captivating, a middle that is controversial and an ending that is memorable, all designed to take the audience with you and leave them with a sense that something must be done.

Your evaluator will be looking for the following points when they assess how well you have done with this assignment.