Humorously Speaking

#1 - Warm Up Your Audience

Time: 5 - 7 minutes
Objectives:

    * Prepare a speech that opens with a humorous story.
    * Personalize the story.
    * Deliver the story smoothly and effectively.

#2 - Leave Them With A Smile

Time: 5 - 7 minutes
Objectives:

    * Prepare a serious speech that opens and closes with humorous stories.
    * Prepare a closing story that reemphasizes the speech's main point.
    * Deliver the stories smoothly and effectively.

#3 - Make Them Laugh

Time: 5 - 7 minutes
Objectives:

    * Prepare a speech that opens and closes with humorous stories.
    * Include jokes in the speech body to illustrate points or maintain audience interest.
    * Deliver the jokes and stories smoothly and effectively.

#4 - Keep Them Laughing

Time: 5 - 7 minutes
Objectives:

    * Prepare a speech that opens with a self-deprecating joke.
    * String together two or three related jokes in the speech body.
    * Close the speech with a humorous story.

#5 - The Humorous Speech

Time: 5 - 7 minutes
Objectives:

    * Use exaggeration to tell a humorous story.
    * Entertain the audience.
    * Effectively use body language and voice to enhance the story.