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Observing other public speakers can be helpful to improve your speaking skills. When watching somebody else give a speech, how should you critique it?
Note the specific things you like and the things you don’t like, in both the style and substance of the speech. Think of how you can learn from others and incorporate the good points into your own public speaking.
Tell them in person or leave a comment online about how bad their speech is.
Note the things you don’t like and think about how to avoid doing those things in your presentation.
How does watching others give speeches help you improve your public speaking?
By copying their jokes and stories and using them as your own.
Watching good speakers gives you something to work towards.
Increasing your awareness of what can make a speech good or bad will help you incorporate the good points into your own speeches, and avoid bad practices.
If you are asked to give someone constructive criticism on their speech, what should you do?
Give harsh, unsolicited criticism to everyone whether they ask for it or not.
Always start with a positive. Tell them the things that you think they did well, then tell them what you think could be improved honestly but politely.
Tell them the things you liked about their speech and sugar coat any improvements you think they could make.
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