10.3 Vocal Delivery
- Identify elements of vocal delivery that make a speech more engaging.
- Identify elements of vocal delivery that make a speech clearer.
- Discuss the relationship between vocal delivery and speaker credibility.
Vocal delivery includes components of speech delivery that relate to your voice. These include rate, volume, pitch, articulation, pronunciation, and fluency. Our voice is important to consider when delivering our speech for two main reasons. First, vocal delivery can help us engage and interest the audience. Second, vocal delivery helps ensure that our ideas are communicated clearly.