Week 6 – Formal and impromptu speeches

Workbook Activity 2: Explain the differences and similarities between a formal and an impromptu speech.  https://soundcloud.com/taylor-battersby/formal-and-impromptu-speeches References Ames, K. (2018). COMM12033 Speech & Script – Week 6: Genres of Speech - Corporate. Rockhampton: CQUniversity. Battersby, T. (2018, April 11). Formal and impromptu speeches [Audio file]. Retrieved from https://soundcloud.com/taylor-battersby Riley, K. (1993). Telling more than the truth: Implicature, speech acts,... Continue Reading →

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Week 6 – Turn your attention to your final assignment

Workbook Activity 1: Consider the requirements for Assessment Item 2 and map the project out using PAIBOC. While PAIBOC seemed simple in theory, especially after watching the overview video provided (Ames, personal communication, April 20, 2016), I found it quite difficult to actually sit down and map out Assessment Item 2 against it. The topic I... Continue Reading →

Week 6 – Quiz reflection

Unfortunately, I only got 90% on my first attempt at the quiz this week. When I checked what question I had gotten wrong, I was confused because the answer was not the one I knew I had selected. I think this is because I used my down arrow key to scroll through the quiz instead of... Continue Reading →

Week 6 – Tell me a story

Practical B: Plan Storify assessment article I feel quite nervous about my impending Storify article. I’m still not quite convinced that I have what it takes to be interesting and engaging in my writing. I suppose that’s a worry that all journalists have had at some point in their careers though, so I’ll just have... Continue Reading →

Week 6 – Rehash take # 1

Practical A: Convert interview into Storify article After the difficulties I had last week with Storify, I was surprised at how easy it was to create a Storify article using my week 4 interviews. Storify's editing function is extremely user friendly as it created an individual text box for each paragraph I wrote. I could then delete... Continue Reading →

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