This section provides some easy, effective techniques with helpful hints and tips on writing an Acceptance speech - a vehicle designed to deliver an expression of gratitude for an award. Read on to make this task as easy as possible...
What exactly is an Acceptance Speech? Definition
Let's start be considering exactly what is an Acceptance speech. Definition: An Acceptance speech is written to provide an expression of gratitude for some form of award. An award is a symbol signifying approval or distinction or an honor or reward which has been given on the basis of merit, for excellence in a specific field. Courtesy requires that sometimes an acceptance speech is necessary in response to such an honor. Easier said than done! You will need to sound grateful but not condescending, modest but not retiring and humble and not arrogant.
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