Speech Writing Class 12 Format, Examples, Topics, Exercises

Basic English Grammar rules can be tricky. In this article, we’ll get you started with the basics of sentence structure, punctuation, parts of speech, and more.

We also providing Extra Questions for Class 12 English Chapter wise.

Speech Writing Class 12 Format, Examples, Topics, Exercises PDF

Purpose The purpose of making a speech is

  • to convey information orally to a large gathering of people, forcefully, and convincingly.
  • to make the listeners understand the speaker’s point of view.
  • to pass on a wide range of information to a wide range of audiences orally.
  • to express an opinion, share a point of view, experience, observation, etc.

Format:

  • salutation – speaker greets chief guests, fellow speakers, and listeners
  • key sentence carrying the central theme or issue of the speech
  • expressing one’s views – what you feel about the topic
  • compare and contrast – what do others feel and why your views are better
  • summing up – conclude by summing up arguments that highlight your viewpoint

Remember

  • A speech must begin with a catchy introduction in the form of an anecdote, quotation, statistical data, or a thought-provoking question.
  • A speech must reflect the speaker’s clarity of thought, the accuracy of facts, and a balanced view through comparison and contrast with other viewpoints.
  • Bring credibility to your views through quoting of adequate supporting data.
  • Infuse humor through anecdotes.
  • Summing up or consolidation of ideas, suggestions/measures to improve the situation, personal observations and predictions must be done.
  • Use language that is persuasive and powerful.
  • Give a vote of thanks to the audience.

Note

  • The speech must be written in the appropriate format and style.
  • Remember to keep within the word limit.

Speech Writing Sample Example for Class 12 CBSE

As Secretary of the Literary Club of your school, you have been asked to deliver a speech on the importance of reading, a habit which sadly has become irrelevant for the present generation. Complete the speech on the importance of reading for the Book Week Celebrations of your school.

The famous writer Anthony Trollope once said, “The habit of reading is the only enjoyment in which there is no alloy; it lasts when all other pleasures fade.” But sadly enough, today’s boys and girls are giving up on this lasting enjoyment (a) ……………………………. Good Morning Respected Principal, teachers, and dear friends. Today, (b) ……………………………. speak about the importance of reading. Bacon eloquently stated during the sixteenth century that reading maketh a full man. Friends, his views are valid for this century as well. Reading improves awareness, vocabulary, and knowledge and opens new vistas for the reader.

Unfortunately, there has been a steady decline in reading habits in our country over the past decade. (c) ……………………………. The television, the Internet, and today’s fast-paced life have led to a sharp decline in the numbers of people who read. Friends, believe me, (d) ……………………………. to succeed in one’s chosen career, and for personal fulfillment. Students who read more, do better in other subjects and in all aspects of schooling and beyond. As the world becomes more complex, (e) …………………………….

Answer:
(a) and pursuing more ephemeral pleasures.
(b) I, Nisha, Secretary of the Literary Club stand before you to
(c) The advent of technology is one definite contributor to the decline of the reading habit.
(d) reading is crucial to being an informed citizen,
(e) reading is increasingly important for children trying to find their place in it.

Speech Writing Class 12 CBSE

Speech Writing Practice Examples for Class 12 CBSE

1. On the occasion of International Museum Day, prepare a speech, in about 150-200 words, for the morning assembly, on the role of museums in preserving history and heritage. Also mention how students can benefit from visiting museums. You are Karuna/Karan. (10 marks) [CBSE Sample Paper 2017]
Answer:
Good morning, respectable Principal Madam, teachers and my dear friends! Today, I Karan would like to deliver a speech on the role of museums in preserving history and heritage.

Today is ‘International Museum Day’ and we need to remind ourselves about the rich cultural heritage of India from Kanyakumari to Everest Peak. Preservations of artifacts and exhibits of care value, unearthed by archaeologists at various sites prove to be an invaluable source of information which many historians can with authenticity, jot down in books for handing down facts, discovered about lost civilisations or kingdoms.

These not only encourage more excavations but an eagerness among scholars and researchers to hunt for more concrete information for verification of historical facts already accepted. The Egyptian mummies, the Indus Valley Civilization tools, the parts of the sunken Titanic arouse more and more curiosities. This in turn helps students to develop pride in their cultural heritage. This also becomes a part of a student’s informal education and help in the holistic growth of a student.

Thank you

2. You are to speak on “The Impact of Television Advertising on Children’. Prepare your speech to be delivered at the Parent-Teacher Forum meeting of Daffodils School, Manali. You are Nishant/ Deepshikha. (Word limit: 200)

3. School curriculum has become a burden for the students. In an age of information overload, the number of textbooks and notebooks has increased enormously. The burden of textbooks has become such a crucial problem that it needs to be addressed immediately. As Amit/Nitya delivers a speech on the topic using your own ideas. (Word limit: 200)