Learning Objectives Learn about the different kinds of rhetorical devices and their categorization Learn about the reason why rhetorical devices are used and how they impact in the effectiveness of the speech. Learn to use rhetorical devices effectively in your speeches. Pre-requisites Having completed the previous projects of the Basic Educational Path Elements Microphone: May be used Notes: Should not be used Presentation Software: May be used Lectern / Podium: Must not be used Time Part 1 Speech 8 min 9 min 10 min Analysis 5 min 6 min 7 min Part 2 Speech 5 min 6 min 7 min Project Outline This is a two-part project, to be done in two meetings (not necessarily consecutive) For the first part, you need to do a Speech Analysis of a selected speech for rhetorical devices and their effectiveness. For the second part, you need to prepare and deliver a speech that has at least four rhetorical devices in each of the three different categories : sound-based, altered signification and others. All the rhetorical devices should be at the service of the key and supporting points of the speech. The speech should use rhetorical devices but should not be about rhetorical devices nor about public speaking. This is the last speech in which the speaker can use notes. If there's a lectern or podium, the speaker cannot stand behind it. Project Description (In Progress) Evaluation Card Part 1 - Speech Analysis Part 2 - Speech Delivery Tips and Hints ... External Resources ... Note: Please always check with the official Agora Speakers International Wiki for the latest versions of the educational projects.