Fast Track To Advanced Toastmaster
A guide to the objectives, time, and materials

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Speaking To Inform  226-B

Project 1: The Speech To Inform
Objectives:
• Select new and useful information for presentation to the audience.
• Organize the information for easy understanding and retention.
• Present the information in a way that will help motivate the audience to learn.
Time: 5 to 7 minutes.

Project 2: Resources For Informing
Objectives:
• Analyze the knowledge level of your audience regarding your chosen subject.
• Focus your presentation at the audience’s level of knowledge.
• Build a supporting case for each major point through use of explanation, examples, and information gathered during your research.
• Effectively use at least one visual aid to enhance the audience’s understanding.
Time: 8 to 10 minutes.

Project 3: The Demonstration Talk
Objectives:
• Prepare a demonstration speech to clearly explain a process, product, or activity.
• Conduct the demonstration as part of a speech delivered without notes.
Time: 10 to 12 minutes.

Project 4: A Fact-Finding Report
Objectives:
• Prepare a report on a situation, event, or problem of interest to the audience.
• Deliver sufficient factual information in your report so the audience can base valid conclusions or a sound decision on it.
Time: 10 to 12 minutes.

Project 5: The Abstract Concept
Objectives:
• Research and organize the thought of experts on an abstract concept, theory, historical force, or social/political issue.
• Present the ideas in a clear and interesting manner.
Time: 10 to 12 minutes.

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