ORGANIZING THE ORAL REPORT

ORGANIZING THE ORAL REPORT Effective oral reports contain an introduction, body, and conclusion. The audience should recognize each of these sections. Develop the Introduction The introduction establishes both the tone and the topic of the speech. Your tone is your attitude toward the listeners and the subject matter. You need to be serious but not deadly dull. And […]

PRESENTING THE ORAL REPORT EFFECTIVELY

PRESENTING THE ORAL REPORT EFFECTIVELY The best oral report is extemporaneous rather than read or memorized. An extemporaneous report, however, is not a spontaneous, off the top of your  head presentation. Rather, an extemporaneous report follows a prepared, clear outline, with the speaker supplying appropriate detail and explanation as needed. In fact, an extemporaneous report is carefully rehearsed and […]

PLANNING THE ORAL REPORT

PLANNING THE ORAL REPORT Consider the Audience Your oral report must engage your audience, who will have different levels of knowledge and emotional involvement with your topic. Your speeches will reach listeners more effectively if you understand a few essential differences  both positive and negative – between a reading and a listening audience. Speakers Use Personal Contact One […]

Oral Reports

Oral Reports PLANNING THE ORAL REPORT ORGANIZING THE ORAL REPORT PRESENTING THE ORAL REPORT EFFECTIVELY As you advance in your career, your speaking skills become increasingly important. At meetings, you may be called on to explain the results of investigations, propose solutions to problems, report on the progress of projects, or justify your department’s requests for more employees and equipment. […]