Communications Workshop: Evaluating a Speech Speech Analysis Worksheet Content Purpose: Speaker’s background knowledge: the purpose of this speech Is to rally hope for the citizens of Berlin.Influences (traditional, cultural, historical): JEFF is a historical influence.Listener’s background knowledge: I do not have much back ground knowledge upon listening to this speech.
Delivery: Repeated words: 1. Berlin 2. Let 3. Them 4. Come 5. Beyond Emphasized words/phrases: 1 .
There are some who say in Europe and elsewhere we can work with the Communists. Let them come to Berlin 2. “There are some who say communism is the wave of the future, let them come to Berlin” 3. “All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin, and, therefore, as a free man, I take pride In the words “ICC bin nine Berliner”. 4. “ICC bin nine Berliners 5. ” Freedom is indivisible, and when one man is enslaved, all are not free” Tone: the tone of this speech is firm well thought
Word choice (positive or negative language): positive, JEFF wants to give the people hope. Rate of speech (fast, moderate, slow): Moderate, although the rate increases when he is short on breath. Appropriateness for audience, subject, occasion: yes, I believe so because it has no vulgar language and the occasion and topic of this speech is rather inspiring. Eye contact: moderate, looking around a lot. Facial expressions: he looks determined throughout the speech.
Gestures: hand gestures Pauses: yes, to make his speech more meaningful and dramatic. Increases or decreases in speaking volume: no not really, it is at the same volume throughout the whole speech. Overall Impression Speaker: I think JEFF was a brilliant speaker. His word choice is incredible. The way he produces this speech is amazing. Speech: I think the speech is understandable and very clear and it inspired many people and gave them hope as it was intended to do.