Respond to the following questions, and if it’s relevant, include your own personal experience:
- Consider the following statement: Knowing the background, interests, and expectations of your audience significantly increases the effectiveness of your speech.
- Is this statement always true? Why or why not? Think of some speeches that were ineffective despite the speaker’s preparations.
- Using the course material as a reference, list three questions that you will ask yourself while analyzing your audience.
To earn full participation points:
- Post your main response by Thursday.
Discussion 2: Audience analysis