Week 4. Delivering Your Message

Toastmaster: Round #1

Agenda for this week: Josephine !! (Please upload the agenda before Sunday, March 14th, 10 p.m.)

Chapter 2. Delivering your message

Nonverbal cues:
1) Posture
2) Eye contact
3) Facial expressions
4) Gestures
5) Appearance
6) Intonation
7) Manner

Speaking task

JFK vs. Nixon - the 1960 debates (Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QazmVHAO0os)
Paline vs. Biden - the 2008 Vice Presidential Debate (Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hg5Mij9zED0)

Observe the candidates' performance. Analyze their nonverbal cues.
Despite their final election results, who do you think he/she win? Based on what reasons? Justify your choice.
Compare these two debates. What common similarities and differences do you find?