My greatest fear about giving a speech, is the fear that I will stumble over my words and freeze up. I normally have no issue with giving speeches, but whenever I mess up, and say something I didn't mean to, I end up turning into stuttering mess. My fear of coming off as unprofessional and sloppy, is what causes me to slip up and not recover from it, however I hope these speeches will help me get use to talking, and possibly messing up, in front of people.
My biggest fear about giving speeches is that I will get choked up or embarrass myself. It is a fear that almost everyone has and it has made speaking in front of a crowd very difficult for me. I hope to overcome this and become a better speaker in the future.
Right away i fear messing up and people laughing at me. I also dont like everyone looking at me either I just get al nevous and things of the sort. I also fear sluring my words
My greatest fear about giving a speech is not knowing what to say or forgetting what I was talking about. Anytime I am explaining something or telling a story, I forget mid sentence what I am saying or I can not find a way to put what I am thinking into words. When speaking in front of others, I try so hard for this not to happen, it ends up happening more than it should because it is all I am thinking about.
I also tend to have this type of problem when it comes to communicating. I get really nervous as well and it makes me mess up even more.
One of my greatest fears about giving a speech is messing up. If I start messing up I'll know that I'll keep making mistakes and make it even worse. Then once that happens all I think about is messing up and it'll just bother me for the rest of the day.
My greatest fear about giving a speech is probably not thinking before i say something. i don't want to say something thats going to offend anybody or that it might make me look bad. I also fear that is a stutter on a word , it wouldnt really sound professional if i cant say it right.
My greatest fear about giving a speech is that people might insult me and throw stuff at me.
My biggest fear during a speech would be realizing I was off topic the whole time. Not knowing were I left off or tripping.
My biggest fear about giving a speech is not being to say anything and freezing up. Whenever I have to talk in front of people my voice ends up getting shaky and not very loud, so hopeful I'll be able to work on that.
My greatest fear about giving a speech would have to be messing up some of the information. That could be leaving something out or saying something that is untrue.
My biggest fear when it comes to giving a speech is freezing and not knowing what to say. I also start to feel really awkward when people are staring at me so that makes me even more nervous.
My biggest fear when giving a speech would be to forget what I needed to say or say something wrong and looking unintelligent in front of my peers. When I get nervous my voice tends to shake and I get self conscious about that which makes it worse.
My greatest fear about giving a speech having everybody look at me I dont like tobe lookedat. i cant be the center of attention. I sart to cry when i see people stairing at me.
I have a few fears about giving speeches. I would say my highest one is when I go up to give a speech is when people look at my. Like I feel akward them just stating at me I think on my mind if they could just stop and turn around.
My biggest fear about giving a speech is if I said something wrong and then everyone would laugh at me.
My greatest fear when giving a speech, is speaking in front of a huge group of people. Im used to speaking in front of a group of 15 due to being VP of a club, but speaking upon a class of my peers frightens me.
My greatest fear when it comes to giving a speech it's probably mispronouncing a word and making fun of. Especially since im limited English its hard for me to pronounce words correctly. I fear that people will be in the back of the classroom making jokes about me.
My biggest fear about giving a speech is losing my train of thought and going blank. Embarrassment is something that I have always feared. Being in front of a large group of people makes freezing in the middle of a speech all the worse. I would also fear people talking about my incident way after it had happened.
My greatest fear of giving a speech is probably talking in front of my classmates. I can talk all day and night to my friends but it's just something about getting infront of a crowd I'm not use to makes me super nervous. When I become nervous I begin to shake and get timid which I hate so much.
The scariest part of speaking infornt of people is reading the speech. I don't mind talking before a crowd but I hate not knowing exactly what I'm going to say. I have never been the best reader, but when I read with my peers I begin to stutter a lot and mess up.
Giving a speech in front of a group is scary because their all looking at you. What if I forget exactly what I've practiced or pronounce a word wrong, many things could go wrong in my head. Im a very shy and quite person so giving speeches isn't going to come natural to me in a day.
My greatest fear when giving a speech is not being able to put my thoughts into words. When I speak in front of others I get nervous and forget what i am saying. My thoughts always blur together and I do not want to do that in front of everyone.
My biggest fear about giving a speech, is the audience not liking what I say. Judging my words and what I say It might offend them. Who knows but it is just scary, knowing they are watching you and listening to your shaking voice.
My biggest fear is that I will forget what I'm talking. This has been my biggest fear about giving speeches. Another thing is that I get really nervous and my hands start shocking because of that.
My biggest fear when giving a speech is looking at everybody and I start getting nervous because you don't know what there thinking.
the thing i"m most nervous about is going up to the front and not making sense just words coming out of me that make no sense
My biggest fear when speaking out loud is that im going to mess my words up and turn all red. I hate when people are looking at me it makes me so nervous.
One of my greatest fears, like many others, is stumbling over my words and having grammer or spelling errors in my presentation. Another fear is that I won't hit the topic quite like I wanted or someone doesn't understand. You make the presentation to convey a thought or an idea. If those you are trying to present to do not understand your topic, then you have failed your presentation.
My greatest fear while giving a speech is not figuring out how to put my words together and saying "um" throughout my sentences. I want to work on conquering that as I give my speeches. It would probably take a while to get in the habit of not doing that but I believe I can do it.
My biggest concern about giving a speech is that i won't know what to say once i'm up there.Talking in front of people doesn't bother me, but making a complete fool of myself bothers me. A long as i'm well prepared to speak in front o a group of people, i'm fine.
My greatest fear of giving a speech is that I'll mess up and make a fool of myself in front of the whole class. I also have a bad habit of panicking and rushing through my presentation when I get nervous.
My biggest fear about giving a speech is that I will free up or people laugh at me, or get a bad grade.
My biggest fear about giving a speech would be not knowing what to say or forgetting what I was talking about. Anytime I am explaining something or telling something . I forget in the middle of the sentence what I am saying or I cant get it out the right way.
What i fear most about giving speeches is the fact that I'm speaking to my peers. I think for me it would be easier to give a speech to people who are a different age then be. Speaking in front of my peers scares me because us as a whole aren't very nice people.
My biggest fear about giving a speech is the look on the crowds face when they look at me. As I'm speaking they might yawn or look at me in a weird way. I also get really nervous and start studder and I can't look directly into their eyes. I also don't know how to give a speech I repeat so many things Andy hands start to shake.
My biggest fear with giving a speech is making eye contact,with the audience. When giving a speech I usually don't know the audience. This makes it awkward trying to make eye contact and present to them.
my biggest fear is getting in front of allot of people and just breaking down like not being able to talk an i am just stuck there like that would be the worst day of my life.
My fear while giving speeches is using the words "like" and "um". I have a tendency to use the word as I'm telling stories or just talking in general. I want to work on getting over that throughout this course.
My biggest fear about a giving a speech is just freezing up or forgetting what i was supposed to say, and just standing there awhile everyone is either laughing or talking bad about me.
The journals posted are for use by Mr. Dickson's professional communication classes to assist students on their journey.