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. T
Note to OPP user: this was written as an outline to a persuasive speech, but it includes pretty much every word of the speech and it could probably be edited into essay form. This speech references advertisements that I couldn't include in my submission to this website. The Ralph Lauren example ca
Jeremy Colin Newell
Henry Ford has released his invention to the public. It is a horseless carriage that he calls the automobile. He has told us that this contraption will eventually be made available to the entire world. This is goin
Topic: Certification Programs
General Purpose: To explain the benefits of certification programs; which I hope will persuade individuals to enroll in a certification program of their choice.
Thesis: This speech will cover the many educational alternativ
Title: Persuasive Speech
1. Attention getter- Pictures of aborted babies
2. Topic audience relationship- You or someone you know may be pregnant and may be considering having an abortion.
3. Credibility- I have been told that I was pregnant once and I also know people that have
Drugs, alcohol abuse and teens, what do you think of when you put those three words together? We’ll based on our society I for one think of teens who are confused and resort to drugs as a source of escape, be it from homework, peers, school; teens who hurt themselves and their friends, who suffer
How is this a persuasive speech?
9/11 speech by President George W Bush , Address to the Nation September 11th 2001.
I have chosen to do an essay on the 9/11 speech by George W Bush. I have chosen this speech because it has a lot of persuasive techniques and they seem more interesting
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 becomi
Hns. English 10
A. "Give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." These words are engraved on the Statue of Liberty that was assembled in 1886. The statue was mean
PERSUASIVE SPEECH OUTLINE
Topic: Organ Donation
Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to donate their organs and tissues when they die and to act upon their decision to donate.
Attention: How do you feel when you have to wait for something you really, really want? What if
Title: Minority Organ Donation.
General Purpose: To Persuade.
Specific Purpose: To persuade minorities and my audience to become organ donors
Central Idea: The need for organ donors among minorities are constantly on the rise and the process as a donor is relatively simple.
What do you think of when you see a person with a long beard and are wearing traditional Islamic clothing? You think that he his terrorist or have some what connections to terrorism. Well this is stereotyping and also discrimination towards a Muslim person, just because of his app
Organizing and Outlining the Persuasive Speech
Time: 5-6 minutes
Outline: 20 points
Speech: 30 points
IV.To further develop and refine both your delivery and organizational skills
V.To further develop research skills
VI.To enhance public speaking skills
VII.To allow students to
Essay on Old Major’s Speech
The novel Animal Farm by George Orwell begins with Old Major’s famous speech, which incites the other animals to form a rebellion; similar to the events leading up to the Stalin era and the rise of Bolshevism. The actual story is the most famous satiri
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, stag
Walking To Improve Health
Purpose: To persuade my audience to start walking in order to improve their health.
I. In today’s time we have it very easy because we have things like automatic dishwashers, riding lawnmowers, T.V. remotes, automatic garage doo
For Capital Punishment
How would we feel if one of our close relatives were killed? Would we not want vengeance? Would we not want them to be nothing our world.?
Capital Punishment in Australia was abolished nationally in 1985 but the majority of Australians support Capi
In the 1960 novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird", Harper Lee explores the concept of racism in the legal system and the upbringing of children. These notions are shown as one of the main patriarchs, Atticus Finch. He shows his children a principled path through life, and through his court case, he reinf
August 27, 2008 at 10:00 am, I arrive for the first time into room 123 of the nursing building for my oral communications course. As I look around the room for any familiar faces I realize that this course requires me to expose my emotions to random people I don’t know. At that ver
Mcgruder Hall’s resident assistants hosted a public forum in Rice hall on November 24, 2008 at seven o’clock evening time. They performed an informative and persuasive speech on the awareness of the date rape drug. The introduction was very effective which the person introduced herself and opene
Vernon Law once said, “Experience is a hard teacher; because she gives the test first the lesson afterwards.” Well, it is true, isn’t?
We get into things that we don’t usually expect to happen. As a result, sometimes we are happy with but oftentimes, we’re mad about it.
Persuasive speech outline purpose: To persuade my audience to donate blood through the American Red Cross. Introduction:
1. Did you know that blood donated to the American Red Cross saves XXX lives per year?
2. People should give blood because it is easy and though there might be a little pain
Persuasive Speech Against Speeding (Fast Driving)
Specific purpose: To persuade the audience that fast driving should be avoided
No body can deny the fact that going fast in cars is fun, and who hasn't experienced the feeling of the excitment rush in the veins when the whee
For many people, the details about alcoholism are not really clear. What is alcoholism exactly? Alcoholism is a disease in which a person cannot control their excessive use of alcoholic drinks. How can you distinguish an alcoholic from a non alcoholic? There are many different ways you can notice an
Jean Kilbourne’s content use was very imagery based which is a very effective technique in persuasive speech. It is very apparent in her video that she does an extensive amount of research, and that she is extremely passionate about the content that goes into her videos. Kilbourne is a
Persuasive Speech Outline Example Mrs. Schafer-Cloke Key: PS = Purpose Statement SE = Supporting Evidence RE = Refuting Evidence LA = Logical Appeal EA = Emotional Appeal Seat Belts: The Best Way to Save Your Life PS: Seat belts should always be worn because wearing them is the easiest way t
Persuasive Speech Outline
A. Attention Getter – Should be interesting and engaging! (shocking statistics, personal story, testimonial, series of questions, appealing pictures…)
B. Establish Credibility (My name is Marty Brennan, and I have been doing research on the effec
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
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Major Persuasive Speech
October 30, 2010
To Drive or Not to Drive
To explain to my audience the problem of cars that give off too much carbon emissions, and to persuade them to start using
Persuasive Speech Outline
VISIT INDONESIA 2008
What is your holiday destination to refresh your mind? I think if we just visit the places we have visited before, it may make us bored, right? You don’t want to spend high cost in your pocket and you want to get great experience y