Persuasive Speech Outline
General purpose: To persuade.
Specific purpose: At the end of my speech my audience will identify 2 consequences of drinking and drunk driving, and also 2 safe ways you can avoid those consequences.
Central Idea: Drunk driving is against the law and it causes harm to many...
SPC 1608: INTRODUCTION TO SPEECH
William Gombash, Ed.D.
Professor of Communications
Important: The purpose of this study guide is to assist you in understanding this course. It is not a substitute for attendance or taking notes during class.
I would strongly suggest...
Introduction to Public Speaking
Title: Don’t Drink Your Energy
Purpose Statement: To persuade people to not drink energy drinks
Thesis Statement: Today I am here to persuade you not to drink energy drinks
I. We’ve all have probably had an energy drink at some point...
Public Speaking Assignment #4
The Persuasive Speech Outline
I. Topic: Non-profit organization or charity organization
General Purpose: To persuade
Specific Purpose: To persuade the class to give back to our nation’s wounded warriors.
Claim of: One out of five veterans...
Through the speech, you are expected to change the audience's point of view within a short period. It may seem difficult, but, in reality, it is not. Remember that the key lies in the speech topic that you have chosen. It is essential to look for a speech topic that is contemporary and fascinating to...
Speech Name _________________
Today silently read Chapter 14, “The Informative Speech,” on pages 321-353. Then label your paper and do one of the following:
*Define the terms listed on page 349 and write answers to the
“Review Questions” on page 350 for an A.
*Write answers to...
Persuasive Speech Tips and Topics
How to write a persuasive speech
© Naomi Rockler-Gladen
Feb 1, 2007
1. Find an appropriate and interesting persuasive speech topic. For many students, this is one of the most difficult parts of writing a persuasive speech.
2. Know your audience well. To...
Additionally, if an audience already agrees with your speech (no more homework in high school for example), then your talk will not be persuasive. BRAINSTORM for a topic that will involve some scholarly consideration!
Speech topic ideas
Informative Speech Topics
• Inform my audience about the origins...
Alcohol has many negative effects on one’s body and mind that are harmful. It has short term as well as long term effects that both create problems for the body as well as the mind. The brain is affected by alcohol in many ways, including ways that we probably don’t even know yet. Difficulty walking...
"Tells your audience what you are going to tell them"
and establishes the foundation for your speech.
A good Introduction 'draws the map' for the journey.
For a Persuasive Speech an Introduction consists of
1. Attention-Getter: A statement, visual or sound
(or combination)that startles...
Billy Bob Joe Good Example
Persuasive Speech Outline
Purpose: To persuade my audience to: support the legalization of marijuana, because of it being able to provide many medical as well as economic benefits for the United States if legalized.
Thesis Statement: Marijuana has been regarded...
are told that the money they are “earning” is going towards reducing their debt.
3. Addicts are also targeted victims.
a. People addicted to alcohol and/or drugs are easily manipulated and can have impaired judgment, making them believe what they are told more easily than someone else might.
PERSUASIVE SPEECH – UNDERAGE DRINKING
Did you know that approximately one teenager between the ages of 14 and 17 die each week as a result of underage drinking? If that’s not alarming, research is saying that teenagers who frequently binge drink, are more likely to use drugs like cocaine and have sex...
Topic: Quit Chewing Gum
Persuasive Intent: To persuade the audience to quit gum.
Specific Purpose: The audience will be convinced that quitting chewing gum will be the key to improve oral health, save significant amount of money and reduce environmental hazard.
Central Idea: Chewing gum could give...
Student Name: Alexis Porras
Speech Type: Persuasive
Dangers of Texting and Driving
Organization Type: Problem-Soultion Pattern
Attention Getter Type: audience participation/ survey
Conclusion Type: Call to Action
To persuade my audience to stop texting and driving.
A New Beginning
Thesis: Obama used persuasive techniques such as, ethos, logos and pathos to deliver his message of a new start in the relations between the east and the west.
A. Humble man
1. Thanking the Egyptian people
1. Admitted the...
How Alcohol Affects The Body and Why It's Dangerous
The effects of alcohol on the body are serious and can have lasting consequences. When a person takes in alcohol, many parts of the body are affected. Alcohol is called a "downer." It directly affects the brain cells. Unclear thinking, staggering...
Title Your Speech
Topic: Persuasive Outline
Specific Purpose: Write out the overall goal for the speech; refer to Chapter 5 for help.
Central Idea: Provide the thesis for the speech making sure to discuss the main points (refer to Ch. 5)
Organizational Pattern: List which type of pattern you’ve...
John F. Kennedy’s Persuasive Techniques
John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address is of great importance to the American people. The speech incorporates the majority values and views of our society. Kennedy persuaded the people of his lifetime to join his side and support him through the struggles of the...
Binge Drinking ruined my life. I went to college with the goal of obtaining a college degree, and making new friends in the process. However, alcohol lured me down a self destructive path. It (what) started out as personal experimentation and a mandatory rite of passage into college, but it quickly spiraled...
Berlin Wall speech.
In June of 1963, President Kennedy paid visit to five Western European nations in order to build unity among American allies. After Germany’s defeat in the Second World War, the country had been divided into two, with East Germany under Soviet control and West Germany becoming...
A classmate believes that alcohol, marijuana, and cocaine all have similar effects on behavior and that therefore all three drugs ought to be legalized. Carefully evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of your classmate's position?
A classmate believes that Alcohol, marijuana, and cocaine have similar...
going to continue working on your Persuasive Speech. Refer to the instructions below for today’s work day guidelines.
Project Goal: The goal of this project is to choose a position, research both sides of the subject matter, and prepare and write a persuasive speech that is geared towards OPPONENTS...
Type of Speech: Persuasive
Title/Topic: Avoid becoming a heavy drinker
General Purpose: To persuade audience to avoid heavy drinking
I am going to talk about how heavy drinking can affect negatively on people’s lives socially, physically, and mentally.
Is alcohol bad for you...
Pro-Immigration in Colleges: Persuasive Speech
“Stay in school. Work hard. Make good grades. If you do those things, you can go to college and earn a good living.” All over America, teachers repeat this in their classrooms. Coaches say it, too. So do parents, counselors and almost everyone. What would...
Write a 300-450 word persuasive speech on a topic of your choice
Did you know that suicide is the third leading cause of death in teens? Roughly 900,000 teens plan their suicides during major depression, 60% of high school students have thought about suicide, and 9% have attempted...
1. You tube video clip, “Dedicated to Loved Ones Lost”
2. Every day in America, another 28 people die as a result of drunk driving crashes. (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2011.)
Alcohol is an intoxicant used many at social functions and for special occasions. When used diligently and responsibly, there are very rare occasions of problems and trouble. When alcohol is consumed moderately, people can relax and depending on the alcohol, actually be semi-healthy. Red wine is known...
Persuasive Speech Guidelines
You will choose a topic for your persuasive speech.
When considering a topic:
● will you have enough information to cover for the length of the speech?
● will your audience be interested in your viewpoint on this topic?
● will you...
Hello. Today I’m going to explain how the representations of Australian Culture in TV are accurate. I have here with me three sources: The Castle, Kath & Kim and 48 shades. These all have a fairly accurate view on what it’s like in Australia (mostly Logan), although some skits are...