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A manual in the Advanced Communication Series, containing information about giving toasts, speaking in praise or giving a eulogy, “roasting” someone, and presenting and accepting awards.

The ProjectsEdit

Mastering the ToastEdit

Time 2–3 minutes
  • Recognize the characteristics of a toast.
  • Present a toast honoring an occasion or a person.

Speaking in PraiseEdit

Time 5–7 minutes
  • Prepare a speech praising or honoring someone, either living or dead.
  • Address 5 areas concerning the individual and his/her accomplishments.
  • Include anecdotes illustrating points within the speech

The RoastEdit

Time 3–5 minutes
  • Poke fun at a particular individual in a good-natured way.
  • Adapt and personalize humorous material from other sources.
  • Deliver jokes and humorous stories effectively.

Presenting an AwardEdit

Time 3–4 minutes
  • Present an award with dignity and grace.
  • Acknowledge the contributions of the recipient.

Accepting an AwardEdit

Time 5–7 minutes
  • Accept an award with dignity, grace and sincerity.
  • Acknowledge the presenting organisation.


Catalogue No. 226N

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