Introduction to Week 6:

Speaking on Special Occasions

Wherever you are, it is the place to start. The effort you expend today does make a difference.

—Andrew Matthews

This week encompasses honoring a person or honoring an event. It is important that you become familiar with special occasion speeches so that when the opportunity arises, you will be ready to present.


  1. Understand the different kinds of special occasion speeches.
  2. Learn how to successfully write an appropriate special occasion speech.
  3. Begin to write a special occasion speech of your choice, in preparation to present the speech next week.
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