Quiz 12: Business Presentations


To: D G FR: L K RE: Critiquing a speech DA: 13th April, 2013 As per your instructions, I have critiqued a speech by George W Bush, former US president, delivered to the nation, Washington DC, January 15, 2009. The title of the speech is The Vitality of American Democracy. For reviewing the speech I have set certain parameters which are as follows. a) Effectiveness of the introduction, body, and conclusion. The introduction, body, and conclusion are effectively structured with only a few minor changes from the original text as reported. b) Evidence of effective overall organization. The speech is significantly addresses every aspect of American democracy and thereby is effective in its overall organization. c) Use of verbal signposts to create coherence. President Bush as we all know is a very orator and he is efficient in using verbal signposts for creating coherence. d) Emphasis of two to four main points. Emphasis is particularly on the American democracy, citizens, their future, their security, and about protectionism. e) Effectiveness of supporting facts. President Thomas Jefferson once said "I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past", such quotations are the incredible part of the speech. f) Focus on audience benefits. President Bush primarily focuses on the benefit of the citizens and their security. g) Enthusiasm for the topic. The topic is full of enthusiasm, it enlightens the audience.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Purpose of Report The purposes of this report are (1) to determine the S coast university campus community's awareness of the campus recycling program and (2) to recommend ways to increase participation. S coast's recycling program was intended to respond to the increasing problem of waste disposal, to fulfill its social responsibility as an educational institution, and to meet the demands of legislation that made it a requirement for individuals and organizations to recycle. A survey was conducted in an effort to learn about the campus community's recycling habits and to make an assessment of the participation in the recycling program that is current. 220 individuals responded to the survey but twenty-seven surveys could not be used. Since, S Coast University's recycling program include only aluminum, glass, paper, and plastic at this point in time these were the only materials considered in this study. Recycling at S coast Most survey respondents reorganized the importance of recycling, they stated that they do recycle aluminum, glass, paper, and plastic on a regular basis either at home or at work. However, most respondents displayed a low-level of awareness, and use of the on campus program. Many of the respondents were unfamiliar with the location of the bins around the campus; and therefore had not participated in the recycling program. Other responses indicated that the bins were not located at convenient locations. Recommendations for increasing recycling participation Recommendations for increasing participation in the Program include the following: 1) Relocating the recycling bins for greater visibility. 2) Development of incentive programs to gain the participation of on campus groups. 3) Training student volunteers to give on campus presentations that give the explanation of the need for recycling, and the benefits of using the recycling program. 4) We should increase advertising in regard to the program.

The sentences have been revised as follows: 1) The Suzuki employees had to evacuate their branch office in Suite 500 after the Yorba Linda Fire Department units arrived. (3.01, 3.02, 3.07) 2) Travel to Europe is down because of the weaker dollar; trips to the US by French citizens, however, have increased, says P R, an accounting director at Hilton Hotels. (3.01, 3.02, 3.04, 3.06,) 3) A, part-time chauffeur to Hollywood stars, wants to start his own limo service after college. (3.01) 4) Patricia was disappointed when she read that the University of New England eliminated German from its curriculum; she now must take history, geography, and political science classes to learn about Germany. (3.05) 5) Did you see the BusineesWeek article entitled "Harry Potter and the Endless Cash" (3.12) 6) Although I recommend the dell Inspiron 2200, you may purchase any notebook computer you choose. (3.11) 7) According to the federal government report, ant regulation of state and county banking must receive local approval. (3.10) 8) The vice president of the United States said, "We continue to look for foreign investment opportunities." (3.01, 3.06c, 3.13) 9) The comptroller of Zarconi industries reported to the president and the board of directors that the Securities and Exchange Commission was beginning an investigation of their company. (3.01, 3.04, 3.06e) 10) My father, who lives near Death Valley, says that the moon and stars are especially brilliant on a cold, clear night. (3.03, 3.06g, 3.14) 11) Our marketing director met with K B, manager of the advertising Sales Department, to plan an ad campaign for our newly redesigned wireless phone. (3.01, 3.06d, 3.06e, 3.09, 3.11) 12) During the summer semester our faculty advisor explored new exchange and semester abroad opportunities in Japan, Korea, and China to find new sponsors. (3.01, 3.06a, 3.16) 13) To reach Belle Isle Park, which is located on an island in the Detroit River, tourists pass over the Douglas MacArthur Bridge (3.01, 3.03) 14) On page 8 of the report, you will find a list of all employees in our Accounting Department with master's degree. (3.05, 3.07, 3.09) 15) Please consult Figure 3.2 in Chapter 5 for U.S. Consensus Bureau figures regarding non-English-speaking residents. (3.02, 3.04, 3.07)