Analysis on Swmithirai Penerant Speech on Time Management Essay

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In her speech, Sumithirai Penerant, who is a student wanting to achieve NVQ in business administration, talks about time management. Her main aim is to give some tips about how to organize time efficiently. Overall, this is not an effective presentation which does not have a proper introduction and conclusion part. In my report, I will analyze Penerant’s speech in depth in terms of organization and content, delivery and visual aids. Firstly, in the introduction part, the presenter greets the audiences, introduces herself and the topic she will be covering. However, she does not provide an overview of her speech and does not use any attention getting techniques. Without using any signposts or transitional phrases, she switches to the…show more content…
Moreover, her eye contact usually focuses on the middle part of the class, which leads other audiences to think that the presenter does not care about themselves. On the other hand, she uses appropriate facial expressions, maintains good posture and moves purposefully. In this way, the speech does not become monotonous and the audiences follow her with ease and without the need for further explanation. Her somewhat effective physical delivery is accompanied by a successful vocal delivery. The presenter speaks at an appropriate pace and uses pausing before switching to a new idea as a strategy to give audiences a chance to think about it. She also has a loud and clear tone of voice, uses correct intonation and does not fall into hesitations frequently. These factors contribute to the effectiveness of the presentation and make it less bothersome from the perspective of audiences. In sum, the presenter’s delivery counteracts the deficiencies of the organization and content, but not totally. Finally, although the presenter’s visual aids are relevant to the topic, of a reasonable number, visible and simple; they are not very effective. They contain a lot of information in the sentence form rather than single words, which leads audiences to read them instead of listening to the presenter and makes the presentation less interesting. She also reads directly from the slides and meanwhile she turns her back to the audiences. This is a kind of repetition of
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