I have just watched Matthew McConaughey’s Oscar Acceptance Speech. I was very impresssed that he could articulate his feelings and his belief system succinctly while holding the viewer’s full attention. It’s a skill few have, and all without cue cards.
This speech is a wonderful example of how entertaining and informative 3 minutes of English language can be. It is not an example of sophisticated or academic English. It is simply an engaging and well-delivered speech.
If you would like to get some ideas on how to improve your English speaking: delivery, timing, and intonation, watch the video:
To read the transcript, click here.