Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Speeches and public speaking are a huge fear for many people, and despite dreading the assignments, I developed an appreciation for people who do Communications for a living and have become a more confident speaker thanks to Mr. Stewart and this course.
My favorite parts of this course was how well Mr. Stewart laid out the outline and structure expected for each speech, the way he tried to relate to the students on a personal level, and his understanding that we have other classes and activities outside of his class to focus on. I learned that nerves don't have to stop you from being a good speaker--use them to your advantage, and never give up.
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Advice for students:
Do not wait last minute to begin working on a speech--plan it ahead of time, study your note cards, and forget about the nerves. Get up there and relate to the audience, do not just memorize what you need to say and spout it off like a robot. You may hate it, but it will help you in the long run.