How to Prepare a Special Occasion Speech

Show how you would prepare a speech appropriate for a special occasion.

Choose from the following types: commemorative address, dedication, eulogy, farewell, a speech of acceptance, a speech of nomination, and a speech of tribute. The subject of your speech can be a friend, family member, classmate, or famous person, as well as an object. Try your hand at humor. Create an emotionally charged atmosphere in which to tribute to a worthy person. Create an award and nominate someone for it. Eulogize a departed loved one or world figure. Dedicate your textbook or your class notes to someone who will be following in your footsteps. Be creative!