NOTE TO THE EVALUATOR: The purpose of this speech was for a new member to "break the ice" to introduce himself/herself to the club and get off to a good start in Toastmasters. The speech should have a clear beginning, body and ending. The speaker has been advised to use notes, if necessary, and to forget body language. Point the speaker toward methods of improvement, but don't "pour it on." Strive to have the speaker look forward to his/her next speech. Above all, be encouraging. Your evaluation should help the speaker feel glad he/she joined Toastmasters and presented this speech. In addition to your oral evaluation, please write answers to the questions below:
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Last update: April 1, 2004 by James Davenport, Club Webmaster