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Unformatted text preview: Speech Critique 1 The speaker for the informative speech on sleepwalking does a very good job of following the Beebe and Beebe format of a good speech but could use some improvements. The speaker has a strong introduction but however has a weak conclusion that doesn’t quite fulfill the “purpose of a conclusion.” She follows the Beebe and Beebe organization method of problem- and-solution. Transitions are recognizable but can be a little awkward. The introduction is a little long and the conclusion is extremely short causing the speech to be disproportionate. The speaker overall does a successful job at making the speech effective drawing in your attention and informing you about sleepwalking. The introduction meets all the criteria of Beebe and Beebe’s purposes of an introduction. First she gets the audience attention using humor in the way she speaks and relating to the audience by asking questions. Her outfit also grabs the attention of the audience. She gives the audience a reason to listen by asking rhetorical questions in order to see if they can relate and...
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2010 for the course COMM 100 taught by Professor H during the Spring '08 term at George Mason.
- Spring '08