Why do we speak?
The general purpose of any speech is to inform, entertain, persuade or honor
a possible set up of speech delivery
When a person defines, describes, explain and instruct it is called
To find a specific purpose, one has to focus on the measurable behavior change
Pick a verb to describe specifically how the audience will change to identify the special purpose.
Key ideas are the basis are the basic blocks of a thesis.
The thesis is giving an idea about the specific purpose of the speech in one sentence.
Outlines help stay on the topic, in an organized fashion so supporting materials and ideas can reach the audience.
Outlines include the introduction, body, and conclusion of the speech.
The introduction has the attention-getting title, the benefit of the audience, credibility and thesis statement.
The body has three to five main points about the topic
The conclusion has a summary of the speech and memorable ending
The introduction, body, and conclusion
The Introduction helps capture the audience’s attention
Relate the audience to the speaker
Helps the speaker to build credibility
Introduce the topic and gives the preview of the topic
The body of speech has the main points
The main points may be arranged in chronical order, topical order, comparative,
motivational, a solution to a problem or casual
The conclusion is a way of repeating the introduction
The conclusion is a summary of the speech.
A statement that connects to the audience is a great way to end the conclusion