Flashcards in Group Workshop Questions Deck (16)
How does monotony effect your tone and pitch?
When you have a poor use of tone you fall into monotony which is when your voice sounds dull and boring
How can tone effect your business?
Better tone on websites and advertisements will catch your eye more which is beneficial in such competitive business markets
More and more B2B companies are getting into tone of voice as a way to engage their customers through language.
What are two ways to help develop your pitch?
How do you measure speaking rate?
Words Per Minute (WPM).
Name a technique to improve your speaking rate.
Read a children’s book, practice with a partner, or listen to your favourite public speaker.
Name a culture that is known to speak more quickly.
Japanese or Spanish.
What is the difference between volume and pitch?
Pitch is altogether different from volume; it has to do with frequencies on a musical scale (Scully, 2013).
Pitch refers to the highness or lowness of your sound.
Volume refers to the loudness or softness of your sound. It’s a quantitative degree of change (Zhai, 2010).
List four reasons why volume is important in public speaking?
To be heard.
To establish confidence and credibility.
To add emphasis.
To signal a new idea or ending.
Name two differences in volume across cultures?
European countries--> importance and attention
African Americans--> passion
middle eastern--> strength and power
asians--> control themselves from shouting
What are two key tips to keep in mind when public speaking?
Name and describe two out of four public speaking hand gestures.
What impact does gesture restriction have on story content for English-French bilinguals?
Restricting hand gestures results in English-French bilinguals telling shorter stories with fewer words than monolinguals.
Two strategies that help improve your eye-contact.
1. Talk to one person at a time
Try to treat your presentation like a conversation
2. Look into the eyes of a person for the duration of a complete thought
Allows you to switch people frequently without your eyes jumping around the room
D3. on’t talk while looking at your notes
Look up after glancing at your notes before beginning to speak
4. k into the ‘eyes’ of something while practicing your presentation
eye contact languages
Are facial expressions universal? If so, which ones?