Speech Evaluation

Interactive Evaluation Workshop, London Victorians

Interactive Evaluation Workshop at London Victorians

London Victorians will be hosting an interactive evaluation workshop tomorrow on 26th April 2016. The workshop will be facilitated by Catherine Casale, a writing coach with over thirty years of experience working with all ages and nationalities. This workshop will explore why we evaluate, some key evaluation concepts, and different forms of speech analysis.

Following a 45 minutes educational, two speakers will be evaluated by multiple evaluators experimenting with the different forms of analysis covered earlier. After each evaluation session, audience members will have the opportunity to take part by giving feedback to the evaluators directly.

Join London Victorians on what is set to be a very interesting and educative workshop.

Further info:

When: Tuesday 26 April from 18h30 onwards
Where: St James the Less Church, Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 2PS.

More info can be found here.

Speech Evaluation Sandwich – make it tasty!

From Jane Cameron DTM, Evaluation Champion 2010

The speech evaluation sandwich technique – are you creating a tasty satisfying sandwich?

speech evaluation sandwich

Toastmasters usually recommend the speech evaluation sandwich technique: Commend Recommend Commend. Positive feedback, a way to improve, followed by other positive feedback on the performance.

However for contests you need a bigger, better and tastier sandwich!

Here is a recipe to help you make a speech evaluation sandwich which the speaker and the audience will both enjoy.

Season Your Evaluation Sandwich:

add special delicious ingredients to your clear, focussed and specific analysis. For example, an upbeat delivery, warm encouragement, a sprinkling of humour, all seasoned by rapport with the contest audience.

Key Ingredient:

identify the speech’s key message. It won’t just be ‘to motivate’ but to motivated the audience think/feel/act differently about something specific. Analyse how elements of the speech contributed to and detracted from this message. This provides your key ingredient or theme to build your evaluation around. Read More