Most great Wedding Speeches have been written
for the person speaking? It's true!
to Modern Bride Magazine in an article entitled "Don't Burn Your
Gary Drevitch writes:
"Toastmasters wants to remind you that a toast is a speech, and so it should have a beginning, a middle, and an end, and
make sense throughout."
Speech Must Have Resources If You Decide To Write Your Own
Wedding Toast and Speech Writing
and Delivery Tips
Speech or Toast only needs to be from 3-5 minutes in length.
With wedding toasts and speeches, even a short speech or toast will do if delivered
Speeches of approximately 4-5 minutes are usual for weddings.
Depending on the nature of your speech, start with a personal reflection
How the bride and groom met is always a favorite. Do your homework, get
also use humor or a quote to get the speech or toast started.
If you're the MC,
you definitely need help to keep things moving along. There are a
responsibilities. The Wedding MC Jokebook will
keep you on track and yes, you may be
called upon to present a speech or toast of some sort.
Humor should be used in good taste. Stories
must be appropriate for the audience.
Ask someone to check your speech for
unintentional double meanings and for appropriate humor.
Speak in your normal voice. Try
to become familiar with the place in which you will speak and practice
using the microphone if possible.
Write your speech on index cards. They are less distracting than a piece
of paper. Make sure to number the cards.
Practice your speech until you can deliver it with ease and until you
are looking forward to delivering it!
It is never a
good idea to speak without any preparation. We've all been at
weddings and witnessed that unfortunate moment!
- Practice as many times as necessary to
get the phrasing, the pauses and the timing exactly right. It has been
said that every minute of the speech requires practicing for an hour.
So, for a four minute speech, four hours of practicing is not excessive.
Practice saying it in front of a friend - an excellent way to overcome your fears.
Look around the room at the audience and to the bride and groom as you
speak. Eye contact is an important characteristic of a good speaker.
And finally, finish your speech with a wish, blessing, congratulations,
Have more than one drink to
calm nerves beforehand. Too much alcohol will prevent you from speaking
clearly and will hinder your good judgment.
Apologize for being a bad speaker.
Rather, assume that your audience is fortunate to have been in
attendance to hear your speech.
- Mention anything that is potentially
embarrassing to the bride and groom or to either family. References to past
relationships, marriages and indiscretions are better left to the
bachelor and bachelorette parties and are inappropriate at a wedding.
Consider the audience.
The audience is on your side - and
most of them are eternally grateful it is you up there and not them.
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you the MC at a wedding? The
Wedding MC Jokebook is a must.
Being a Wedding MC is a huge responsibility. You may need to introduce
the head table
and people who are saying a few words, read messages from people not in
announce the cutting of the cake and throwing of the bouquet and garter,
among other things.
But, most of all, you will need to keep the evening moving along while
adding a bit of
humor into your delivery.
And, chances are, you're NOT a stand up comedian. So, now what?
The most important thing is to choose the right jokes. The Wedding MC
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reception...to kick it into
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