Know your audience Whatever the occasion, your speech must always be targeted at your audience. If you are familiar with your audience, for example if the occasion is a large family gathering, then your speech should acknowledge and build upon your existing intimacy with your audience. The use of names and personal details of members of your audience can help to engage your listeners. If the speech is to an unfamiliar audience then an early goal of your speech must be to build a degree of trust with the listeners.
On every instance, his reference draws applause from that segment of the audience. Nearly everyone in his audience should fall into one of these groups; the effect is that his message seems personal for everyone.
However, on four different occasions, he slows down and lowers his voice to deliver key points.
This vocal variety is a signal to the audience that important words are coming, and the lines become more memorable as a result. Numerous audience outbursts testify to their enjoyment.
And lean on them when times get tough. As pointed out by this Dallas Morning News articleschool district officials wrote the speech. The full speech text is also available here. The article also reveals that Dalton was coached by his parents and an oratory coach from his school for several months.
What do you think? I think this underscores how good you can be if you devote yourself to consistent practice and obtain speech coaching. Although the delivery of some lines is choppy which indicates memorized, but unnatural textthe majority of the speech is wonderfully delivered. As the video demonstrates, Dalton nails most of the choreographed body language, and he receives loud applause from his audience.
Despite standing before 20, while delivering this keynote address, Dalton Sherman still has the presence to wait for applause to die down before beginning [0: Many adults have the tendency to talk over the audience applause, but he avoids this temptation.
This a testament to the courage of this remarkable young man, and demonstrates that he has considerable talent. Dalton Sherman on Ellen: What did you think?
If you are a teacher or have a career working with youth, does this speech inspire you? Does the speech achieve its goal as the keynote address at a school district conference to start the year?
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