You spend hours to prepare a speech but what if your audience cannot hear it? Like every person, you will also be disappointed a lot. No one would want their hard work to go to waste and that is why it is very important to make sure that your audience not only listens to your speech but also can hear it without making too much effort.
Here are some qualities that assure your speech will be heard by your targeted audience:
Reduce Background Noise
Any kind of background noise can not only be distracting but moreover it can lead to be a cause your speech will not be audible at times. Make sure the doors are closed properly so that no outside voice is audible inside. Turn off every kind of music in the background.
Always make sure, if you want your speech to be heard by your audience, do not mumble. Always use words appropriately, never lower your pitch too much that the listeners have to strain to listen to your speech.
Don’t Speak Too Fast
While delivering a good speech, always remember that do not speak too fast. A lot of people will not be able to understand properly what you are saying that further distract their interest in your speech.
Make Use Of Visual Aids To Enhance Your Speech
Visual aids have always assisted speeches and presentations. They help to enhance the speech as people can also see what you are speaking. It augments interactivity and creates more interest among the audience.
Face The Audience When Speaking
Never turn your back towards the audience even if there is a visual that you need to explain. It not only looks unprofessional but the audience has to make a great effort to understand what you are trying to tell them. If you must, stand diagonally.
Speak Up! But Don’t Shout
Make your pitch loud but not to the point where it seems that you are shouting. It is considered rude and inappropriate to have a very high pitch. Keep note of the fact that even though you are loud, the pronunciation of your words is unaffected.