Speech: 2-3 minutes, Table topics: 30 secs
PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
To practise leadership skills: listening, critical thinking, and motivation.
To improve your own communication skills by assessing other people's speeches.
BEFORE THE MEETING
Contact the speaker to get their speech title, manual and project.
Talk about the speech with the speaker.
Read through the objectives of their assignment.
DURING THE MEETING
Get the speaker's manual for a written evaluation.
During the speeech, make notes about the strong and weak points of the speech.
Consider general aspects of the speech such as content, structure, voice and delivery as well as the project's objectives.
In your verbal evaluation, start and end with positive, encouraging comments.
Include some points for improvement with examples or demonstrations.
AFTER THE MEETING
Return the manual to the speaker.
Give speaker encouraging comments about their speech.