Speech | Guerin Catholic High School


Grades 10-12
1 credit
Prerequisite: none

Speech provides the study of and practice in the basic principles and techniques of effective oral communication. This course includes instruction in adapting speech to different audiences and purposes. Students have an opportunity to make different types of oral presentations and use research and technology to carefully organize and prepare. They deliver focused and coherent speeches that convey clear messages, using gestures, tone, and vocabulary appropriate to the audience and purpose. Students also practice and develop critical listening skills.