Making a good oral presentation is an art that involves attention to the needs of your audience, careful planning, and attention to delivery. You can make an oral presentation for a number of reasons:
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Fallseto - talking through nose and throat. Talking in a lower voice makes your presentation carry more weight.
The way that your voice feels. Rich smooth and warm.
Having a question sound like a statement or a statement sound like a question. Prosody is the patterns of stress, intonation and rhythm of oral language.
How fast or slow are you talking? Using silence to place emphases a point that you have just made. The audience will stop and think as well.
Same sentence can mean different things if you use a different pitch.
Watch "How to give a great TEDx talk" for some great tips on how to structure your talk.
Although the video is specifically geared towards delivering a TED talk, there is plenty for VCE students to take away.
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Please visit your Teacher Librarians for help preparing your 'oral'. Don't leave a practice session to the last minute. Come early and we can endorse or improve. Teacher Librarians can help with: