EXTEMPORANEOUS [ik-stem-puh-REY-nee-uh s]: done, spoken, performed, etc., without special advance preparation*

EXTEMPORANEOUS

One of the episodes of my college freshman year course in Public Speaking that I really enjoyed was when the professor would ask (read: direct) one of us to come to the front of the class.   He would then give us a word upon which we were to take the next 5-10 minutes to expound […]