The Complete Wedding Speech Guide

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Everything you need to create your wedding speech!

If the thought of speaking at a wedding gives yousweaty palms and makes you tongue-tied, then thisbook is for you!

Packed with expert advice, The Complete WeddingSpeech Guide walks you through what’s expected of eachspeaker, outlines the components of a perfect speechand offers helpful tips to perfect your delivery.

For traditional and non-traditional ...

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Overview

Everything you need to create your wedding speech!

If the thought of speaking at a wedding gives yousweaty palms and makes you tongue-tied, then thisbook is for you!

Packed with expert advice, The Complete WeddingSpeech Guide walks you through what’s expected of eachspeaker, outlines the components of a perfect speechand offers helpful tips to perfect your delivery.

For traditional and non-traditional speechmakers,including the :

• Master of Ceremonies

• Father of the bride

• Groom

• Best Man

• Mother of the Bride

• Bride

• Maid of Honour

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781742576794
  • Publisher: New Holland Australia
  • Publication date: 6/2/2015
  • Pages: 128

Meet the Author

Andrew Byrne is a writer with a particular interest in public speaking and writing techniques. He has attended numerous weddings and was inspired to write The Complete Wedding Speech Guide after enduring one too many bad speeches!

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Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Speech contents

Master of Ceremonies 10

Father of the bride 19

Groom 24

Bride 29

Best man 32

Mother of the bride 36

Maid or matron of honour 39

Mother of the groom/Father of the groom 42

Close friend or relative 46

Alternative speakers 48

Planning and writing the speech

Planning and preparation 52

Creating the outline of the speech 61

Writing the speech 63

Delivering your speech

Using your voice effectively 80

Body language: posture and gesture 86

Coping with nerves 90

Useful resources 93

Index 94

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