Types of Delivery

 

 

Read pages 534-546 from Communication Application text

 

 

 

 

Advantages

Disadvantages

memorized

         increases eye contact

         easily sees audience feedback

         easily forget

         could sound choppy & robotic

 

 

 

 

 

 

manuscript

(read full text)

         exact words may need to be prepared if topic is sensitive or controversial

         speech may be publishable

         lack of flexibility in adjusting to audience

         lack of eye contact

 

 

 

 

 

 

extemporaneous

(prepare with notes & fully practiced & prepared)

         conversational in tone

         presentation is usually one of confidence & ease w/ topic

         can adjust to audience

         need prep & practice time

         if message is to be repeated in the same way, you may forget how it was said

 

 

 

 

 

 

impromptu

(little to no prep time)

         repeated performances add to confidence

         lack of prep & practice