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

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Special Occasion Speeches  226-N

Project 1: Mastering The Toast
Objectives:
• Recognize the characteristics of a toast.
• Present a toast honoring an occasion or a person.
Time: 2 to 3 minutes.

Project 2: Speaking In Praise
Objectives:
• Prepare a speech praising or honoring someone, either living or dead.
• Address five areas concerning the individual and his/her accomplishments.
• Include anecdotes which illustrate points within the speech.
Time: 5 to 7 minutes.

Project 3: The Roast
Objectives:
• Poke fun at a particular individual in a good-natured way.
• Adapt and personalize humorous material from other sources.
• Deliver jokes and humorous stories effectively.
Time: 3 to 5 minutes.

Project 4: Presenting An Award
Objectives:
• Present an award with dignity and grace.
• Acknowledge the contributions of the recipient.
Time: 3 to 4 minutes.

Project 5: Accepting An Award
Objectives:
• Accept an award with dignity, grace, and sincerity.
• Acknowledge the presenting organization.
Time: 5 to 7 minutes.

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