Speech Essay Examples

Informative Speech

The center of the stage is where I am. I am surrounded by a thousand or so people. The sound of the organ blasts through my ears. The lights leave a warm feeling over my body but all I can see around me is the darkness of the walls. I am standing in the Sydney… View Article

Golden Jubilee Speech

My dear golden jubiliarian, dear teachers the past and the present, friends, well wishers, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am more than conscious at the moment of the importance of celebration. A celebration that calls us all to rejoice over the marvelous deeds worked by God through this simple, humble and dedicated teacher. God has purpose… View Article

Persuasive Speech

Do you have a dog? Does anyone have a pit bull? Well I happy to say that I am a proud owner of 2 blue pits. Their names are Diamond and Jack, and I never been more in love with dog. They are just like my babies. At the end of the summer Diamond had… View Article

Reflection on Speech Class

As I considered choosing speech towards the end of my first college experience, I decided, “why not take a jump, and just go for it? ” So I did. With taking college algebra, art appreciation, and an online course as well I feared that adding a speech class would become over whelming, however it did… View Article

More Perfect Union Speech

In President Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign speech, the resentments of each subgroup spoken about are valid. Not everyone within the African-American community feels as strongly as he does about the resentments but majority do from what I’ve seen. There are many instances where one can say that because blacks and other minorities don’t get as… View Article

Evolution of Human Speech

It can not be disputed that speech is an important aspect in communication and above all it enables man to adapt to his environment by expressing his feelings, thoughts and sentiments. The power of the spoken word is also apparent in different authorities at it reflects what should be done and the ultimate success of… View Article

Speech Acts

There are all sorts of things we can do with words. We can make statements, requests, ask questions, give orders, make promises, give thanks, offer apologies, and so on. In his famous work, How to do Things with Words 1953), J. L. Austin outlined his Theory of Speech Acts and the concept of performative language,… View Article

Informative Preparing for the Job Interview Speech

For this assignment, you will be preparing and giving an informative speech. The speech must be about a concept, object, or event.  For example: Many students choose to do How-To speeches. In order to complete this assignment, you will turn in an outline and recorded speech link. For a sample outline, please look at pages… View Article

Sample of Head Boy and Head Girl speeches March 2012

Firstly, I would like to become Head Girl as I feel I have the ability. If I was to become Head Girl it would be a great personal achievement for myself. I would love to become Head Girl as I feel I could contribute towards College in a positive way. If I was to become… View Article

Useful Steps to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking

http://www.toastmasters.org/tips.asp (retrieved on 26/06/2013) This website provides some useful tips that should be followed to overcome the fear of public speaking. First, it instructs presenters to choose a topic that they are interested in, and try to know more about it than they include in their speech. Second, rehearse loudly with all the material that… View Article

Outcomes of Prosthodontic Management

Speech is the coordinated function of the vocal tract includes respiratory, phonatory, resonatory and articulatory systems. Hindrance to any of these systems results in speech disorders. Cleft lip and palate (CLP) is one such congenital disorder leading to speech disorder. The abnormal speech of these individuals with cleft lip and palate can be analyzed interms… View Article

Inspirational Speech

Good afternoon everyone. Today I am here with you, giving an inspirational speech to help you overcome life’s challenges and I wish that this speech of mine is worthy of your time. One day, when I was lying on my bed, some questions about life comes to my mind like, “What is the purpose of… View Article

Response Speech of Sotomayor’s 2012 NYU Commencement

This speech was not awesome, but more than that. Her tenacious and benevolent appearance was enough to attract the audience’s attention. She made jokes to make the audience comfortable and to keep the speech accessible and fresh. Also, she used various anecdotes from her life that both those in the stadium and I could empathize… View Article

Rhetoric and Persuasive Speech

1. What is the difference between an informative speech and a persuasive speech? Why is speaking to persuade more challenging than speaking to inform? Informative speech is designed to convey knowledge of and understanding and persuasive speech is to either reinforce or changing people’s beliefs or actions. Persuasive speech is more challenging than informative because… View Article

Presentation Speech

Being an English student, it is logic that we have many hopes for a better future. Some of us would not miss the opportunity to be writers and good ones in that case. So, how do you captivate the mind of the reader bearing in mind you are not the only writer? What will make… View Article