Self Critique Essay On Dreams

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Self- Critique My informative speech topic was informing my audience about dreams. Specifically, how we dream, why we dream, and what dreams mean. My strategy to stay organized during my preparation stage was to follow a well-organized outline using a main topic then following up that topic with smaller point to support it. I chose this topic because I am very interested in the subject of dreams. Personally, I dream a lot and have always been curious about the deeper meaning of my dreams. I analyzed my audience by even asking some of my friends, who college students if they too have wondered about their dreams. They answered yes. In addition, my audience were participating in my questions. So, I know it was relatable to them. I went about writing my specific purpose and central idea by conducting a lot of research on the topic. It was hard to just focus on being informative rather…show more content…
First, I would like to maintain better eye contact. Second, I would like to avoid fillers like “um” and “like”. Third, I need to cut out any distracting motions. In order to increase my effectiveness, I think it would be a good start to recording myself as I’m practicing my speech. I believe this will help me realize what I should be mindful of not doing. In addition, I can tie my hair back to avoid distracting motions, like messing with my hair. I also will need to be better prepared and memorize my speech better to maintain eye contact. I do believe that my speech was very well adapted to my audience. I involved them by asking questions, I related the topic to them, and I have a strong curiosity about my topic. Therefore, I seemed interested and not bored with my topic. My goal for my persuasive speech is pick a topic that I feel very strongly about. I believe this will help me be more into my speech and I will do better overall. Then, my audience will be intrigued more about what points I am

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