As you watch the speech, pay special attention to Wahls’s delivery. Please note


As you watch the speech, pay special attention to Wahls’s delivery. Please note Wahls’s expert delivery does not call attention to itself, but conveys his ideas clearly, convincingly, and without distracting the audience. After viewing the video: Analyze Wahls’s vocal variety, strategic pauses, natural gestures, and eye contact. After you analyze a strategy, be certain to give a specific example from the speech to support your evaluation. Special Note: Some of you may have difficulty focusing on Wahls’s delivery because of the issue he is addressing. The purpose of the exercise is not to debate the merits of Wahls’s position, but to analyze the manner in which he presents the speech. Discussing this speech allows us to bridge the gap between the principles of public speaking presented in the textbook and the application of those principles by a student speaker in a prominent public forum.


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