Extemporaneous speech

Extemporaneous speech
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  • Extemporaneous speaking — Extemporaneous Speaking, also known as Extemp, is a high school and college speech event in which students speak persuasively about current events. In Extemp, a speaker chooses a question out of three offered, then prepares for thirty minutes… …   Wikipedia

  • extemporaneous — [eks΄tem΄ pə rā′nē əs, ik stem΄pə rā′nē əs] adj. [LL extemporaneus: see EXTEMPORE] 1. made, done, or spoken without any preparation; unpremeditated; offhand [an extemporaneous speech] 2. spoken with some preparation but not written out or… …   English World dictionary

  • extemporaneous — extemporaneously, adv. extemporaneousness, extemporaneity /ik stem peuh reuh nee i tee/, n. /ik stem peuh ray nee euhs/, adj. 1. done, spoken, performed, etc., without special advance preparation; impromptu: an extemporaneous speech. 2.… …   Universalium

  • extemporaneous — ex•tem•po•ra•ne•ous [[t]ɪkˌstɛm pəˈreɪ ni əs[/t]] adj. 1) done, spoken, or performed without preparation; impromptu: an extemporaneous speech[/ex] 2) prepared in advance but delivered using few or no notes: extemporaneous lectures[/ex] 3)… …   From formal English to slang

  • extemporaneous — /əkstɛmpəˈreɪniəs/ (say uhkstempuh rayneeuhs), /ɛk / (say ek ) adjective 1. done or spoken extempore; impromptu: an extemporaneous speech. 2. speaking or performing extempore. 3. made for the occasion, as a shelter. 4. Pharmacy of or relating to… …  

  • extemporaneous — ex|tem|po|ra|ne|ous [ıkˌstempəˈreıniəs] adj formal [Date: 1600 1700; : Late Latin; Origin: extemporaneus, from Latin ex tempore; EXTEMPORE] spoken or done without any preparation or practice = ↑impromptu ▪ an extemporaneous speech… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • extemporaneous — ex|tem|po|ra|ne|ous [ ık,stempə reıniəs ] adjective FORMAL said or done without preparing or practicing: an extemporaneous speech ╾ ex|tem|po|ra|ne|ous|ly adverb ╾ ex|tem|po|ra|ne|ous|ness noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • extemporaneous — adjective spoken or done without any preparation or practice: an extemporaneous speech extemporaneously adverb extemporaneousness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • extemporaneous — UK [ɪkˌstempəˈreɪnɪəs] / US adjective formal said or done without preparing or practising an extemporaneous speech Derived words: extemporaneously adverb extemporaneousness noun uncountable …   English dictionary

  • Extemporaneous Commentary — (or extemp com for short) is a branch off normal extemporaneous speaking, an area of competition in high school forensics. Students participating in extemporaneous commentary are given 20 minutes to prepare a five to seven minute speech (with a… …   Wikipedia

  • extemporaneous — extemporaneous, extempore, extemporary, improvised, impromptu, offhand, unpremeditated mean composed, concocted, devised, or done at the moment rather than beforehand. Extemporaneous, extempore, and extemporary in their more general applications… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms


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