Being the Toastmaster of the Day(TMOD) for a toastmasters meeting is one of the mot daunting tasks. However, it plays a very important role in improving your speaking skills because the entire meeting has to be handled smoothly.
I follow a very simple trick whenever I take up this role.
For beginners, it proves to be useful.
Introduce your self
Good Morning Toastmasters and Guests, I am XYZ and the theme for today is ABC.
Introduce the Theme
(Introduce the theme. Speak around 6-7 lines on the theme)
Introduce the functionaries for the day
The functionaries for today are:
We have 3 speakers
who will be evaluated by
Table Topic Master:
I request the Grammarian to give us the word for the day
(Hand over to grammarian)
(Once the Word for the day is introduced try to use it while you speak a few lines on the theme)
Let us begin with the speaking session
Our first speaker ….. who will be evaluated by …… .Evalautor please read the objectives of the speech.
Thank You Speaker 1….
Our 2nd speaker ….. who will be evaluated by …… .Evalautor please read the objectives of the speech.
Thank You Speaker 2….
Our 3nd speaker ….. who will be evaluated by …… .Evalautor please read the objectives of the speech.
Thank you Speaker 3
Please vote for the best speaker (ask the timer to announce the timing report.)
(Speak on the theme)
Our Next session is the Evaluation session. I request the General Evaluator to handle the session.
Thank the General Evaluator.
(Speak on the theme and proceed to the table topics session)
Now we have the Table topic session , Our Table topic master …..
(After the Table Topic Master hands over session back to you, give a conclusion to the theme and announce the winners, pose for the photo.)
You can alter the sequence of sessions according to the way it is being conducted in your club.
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