AGRI 183 Communication Methods Lecture Four Outline,Tuesday, 21 September 2004


Quiz on Present Yourself is NEXT WEEK Sept 28.

Four to Six page paper critiquing a formal speech given outside of class (due: Oct 29, 4pm) peer edited. 

Formal Class Introductions (graded, 5%).  Don't End with "That's about it", no hats, hands out of pockets.

TODAY'S ATTENDANCE SPEECH (30 seconds, line up, concentrate on your posture): Name, talk about your parents.


  1. Practice the standing exercise.  Keep hands out of pockets.
  2. Practice your dramatic reading and informational presentations.
  3. LAST WEEK'S READING ASSIGNMENT: The Art of Public Speaking: Chapters. 2, 4, 5 & Appendix A7;  View Outfoxed video on reserve at Bailey Howe Library
  4. THIS WEEK'S READING ASSIGNMENT: Finish Present Yourself, Chapters 7-10.

Be sure you know your Speech date and lab role assignment, these have been updated!

Informational speech presentation powerpoint.

Critique Informational Speech using the Informational Presentation Critique Sheet.

Best Speech of the Twentieth century: Martin Luther King's, I Have A Dream.  Stylistic languages devices used.