posted by Beth .
Give one example of a situation in which speech performance may be impaired.
I was going to say background noise, but I believe that the teacher is looking for a performance error. Thanks!
A foreign accent
Voice that doesn't project
Looking at the viewing screen or the laptop/powerpoint instead of the audience.
Not having a good opening and ending.
Talking too long.
I had to give a talk in a hall at Georgia Tech and the acoustics had a nice echo in the room, I cut my remarks short. No one could stand it...and it couldn't have been ME.
Consider not using the following the suggestions in this article:
However, since you only need one, you have a wide choice. I hope this helps a little more.