What is formal speech?
Formal speech is not slang. Example:
Slang: the weather is cool.
Formal: the weather today is mighty fine, is it not?
Oration is another word or name for a speech. = oration = o·ra·tion [ aw ráysh'n ] (plural o·ra·tions) noun Definition: 1. formal public speech: a speech, lecture, or other instance of formal or ceremonial public speaking 2. pompous speech: a speech that is considered pompous, boring, or inappropriately long 3. public speech showing rhetorical skills: an academic speech that is designed to show the speaker's rhetorical skills, especially a speech given as an exercise…