Audience Analysis Plan...
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Directions: Print a copy of this Audience Analysis Plan. Ask these questions to the bride or groom and write the answers below.

This will become a roadmap towards tailoring your speech to the wedding guests.

Not only will you have a better speech, but this will tell you what to expect and keep you from insulting or embarrassing anybody.

Questions to ask the Bride or Groom

1. When will I speak?

Answer: _______________________________

2. How many guests will attend?

Answer: _______________________________

3. How long would you like me to speak?

Answer: _______________________________

4. Who should I thank for hosting the event?

Answer:

1._______________________________

2._______________________________

3._______________________________

4B. How should I address each person whom I will thank (Mr. and Mrs. Johnson, Pete and Jody, Cousins Jody and Pete, etc.)?

Answer:

1._______________________________

2._______________________________

3._______________________________

4C. How do I pronounce the name(s)?

Answer:

1._______________________________

2._______________________________

3._______________________________

5. Is there anything in particular that I should say or do?

Answer:_______________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

6. Is there anything in particular that I SHOULD NOT say or do?

Answer:_______________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

7. (If applicable) Will there be any equipment available for showing video, PowerPoint, etc.?

Answer: ______________________________________________________

For more help, visit the Audience Analysis Page.

Where should you go from here?

After getting the answers to these questions, you'll be ready to visit the Supporting Materials Page as well as the Speech Outline Page .

If you are thinking of using jokes, you must look at the Funny Speech Page.

If you would like to add poetry, but are not sure how, check out the Wedding Poem Guide for some ideas.


Go to Audience Analysis Page


Go to Supporting Materials Page


Go to the Funny Speech Page


Go to Wedding Poem Page


Go to Visual Aids Page


Go to Speech Outline Page


Go to Speech Writing Page


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