Grammarian Guide, Instructions, and Script
Please refer to your manual for more information about your role. You can also use this Grammarian Guide.
When introduced by the Toastmaster, please say the following:
“Mr./Madam Toastmaster, Fellow Toastmasters, and welcome Guests!
As Grammarian, it is my responsibility to pay close attention to all speakers, listening carefully to their language usage. I’ll take note of any misuses of the English language as well as any outstanding uses, quotes, sayings, or thoughts.
As Grammarian, it is also my duty to introduce the Word of the Day.
- For today’s meeting, the Word is _____________, which means ___________. [Point at the Word of the Day and paste it at the front of the room.]
- An example of using the word is ____________________.
- Each speaker is encouraged to use the Word of the Day.
- I will give a Word of the Day report and grammatical usage report when called upon during the meeting.