brief phrase stating your goal for your speech.
• The central idea is a brief one-sentence preview of the main points in your speech.
Rules for the Specific Purpose
1. The specific purpose should begin with the infinitive PHRASE “To inform my audience. . .”
2. The specific...
potential informative speech topics. Be sure to analyze your audience and time limit before selecting a topic. These topics can be used as they are, or you might have to make them more precise to suit the situation (available time, class requirements, etc.).
INFORMATIVE SPEECH OUTLINE FORMAT Student’s...
Why did this student choose this topic?
What did this student assume about the audience when preparing for this speech?
Generally speaking… you “choose” a topic for a speech based upon the audience, occasion and/ or your qualifications
How will you choose your topic?
Two starting options….
the nation and the Congress to inform them about what had happened he did this through his speech “Pearl Harbor Address to the Nation”. The speech was extremely important, not only because of how delicate was the subject, but also because he had the challenge to inform two very different audiences about...
10 Speech Topics and their Specific Purpose/Central Ideas
Underwater Rescue and Recovery Diving
*Specific Purpose: By the end of my speech, my audience will know what the *Underwater Rescue and Recovery Team is and...
Plasticity and Transcendental Meditation
The speech was delivered by Dr. Fred Travis who presented his research advances of brain's ability
to change and adapt as a result of experience. The speech is informative because Dr. Fred Travis
Freedom of Speech-
Patrick Henry- “I may not believe in what you are saying but I’ll fight for your right to say it”
Political speech receives the highest protection
Natzis able to promote theyre believfs because of the slippery slope document
** Combat bad speech with better speech!!
Informative Speech Outline: How to Write a Resume
At the end of my speech, the audience will be informed on how to write a resume.
How many of you here have applied for a job and had to turn in a resume? Well for those who haven’t, today you are going to witness three of...
G.P: To Inform
S.P: What a USMC Infantry unit is all about
Thesis: Was the same as the specific purpose.
Content: The topic seemed appropriate to the audience. Even though some people are against the military, it wasn’t a persuasive speech that pushed the military on any...
10 December 2010
1. A. Personal Appearance – When making a public speech, personal appearance is important because the listeners do not want to be listening to someone speak while their speaker is wearing something inappropriate or distracting. The listener could be distracted by the...
writing to you to inform you about student's right and teacher's responsibilities to be followed in my classroom.
Students right in my classroom is paramount in order to have a successful and great year. As a student in my classroom, they can enjoy the freedom of speech unless that speech is inappropriate...
General purpose: to inform
Organizational outline method or pattern: topical
Attention getter: On June 12, 2005, Steve Jobs told the graduates of Stanford University to “Stay hungry, Stay foolish”
Specific purpose: The purpose of my speech is to inform all of you about a man...
following speech topics: success, information, lottery, and persuasive with a little ease and grace.
Success means excelling in everything that one does. My membership into Delta Sigma Theta helped me become more outspoken and confident through the different social events we provide. The first speech we...
The "I Have a Dream" speech by Dr. Martian Luther King Jr. was delivered on the steps at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963. This speech is one of the most powerful and well known speeches in the world. I will analyze this speech. In doing so I will not only talk...
The main topic for this speech is to talk about issues and problems within the area that we live in. This speech talks about how to lower cost on things like living cost, education cost, and many more necessities that we the people need. The speech also provides information on how we can...
I chose the option of Ellen DeGeneres’ Commencement Speech to Tulane University in 2009 because I do not know a whole lot about her and felt I could have an advantage on writing about based on not being bias. I am very satisfied with doing so and watching/listening to her speech because...
“On the Nazi Invasion of Poland”
Neville Chamberlain wrote “On the Nazi Invasion of Poland”. He was born in 1869. His family had some money and he went to a prosperous private school in England. After his private school he went to the Bahamas and managed his father’s plantation for...
Due: May 16th 2011
WR 122/ Wilde
Final Essay #2
Importance of ‘Free Speech’
College is a time when most individuals are experiencing major changes and begin to explore new perspectives. The transition in becoming more independent, creating new insights and peer influence are key factors...
anxiety over the prospect of giving a speech in front of an audience. |
| | | A) | Adrenaline |
| | | B) | Visualization |
| | | C) | Stage fright |
| Feedback: Stage fright is anxiety over the prospect of giving a speech in front of an audience. Review...
Comparison of the king’s speech
Comparing both Text 1: The King’s speech film posters and Text 2: The king’s real speech, it is clear to see that the two different kinds of text both centered on the same topic; King George VI’s first official speech on the 3rd of September 1939. They are also both...
1. Speech Topic:____Parents who return to college after having children_________
2. What is the general purpose for you speech? Check the appropriate box.
3. What is the specific purpose for your speech? Review to the appropriate chapter...
organization, says a majority of people in your state support your position. Which poll do you cite in your speech? If you cite the second poll, do you point out its shortcomings?
If I was giving a speech on prison reform, I would cite the poll given by the Gallup Organization. The Gallup Organization is an...
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...
The Power Within
On January 20, 1961, in Washington D.C. John F. Kennedy (JFK) gave a speech shortly after becoming the president of America, commonly known as an Inaugural. Throughout his speech, JFK reveals to the people that they have the power to change, a much-needed change, in the world...
article and the speech are both examples of two different genres. Each handles heuristics, content, structure, and language differently. Each genre has purpose that is intended for a specific audience, which in turn, calls for certain content, style, and language. The purpose of the speech is to persuade...
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 opened her introduction with a...
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 and current...
parents, children, teachers, and students. Perception is our sensory experience of the world around us a
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“There are at least two kinds of cowards. One kind always lives with him, afraid to face the world. The other kind lives with the world, afraid...
June 8, 2005
Tips for picking a topic:
Don't pick a topic that is too big of broad. You have a limited amount of time for each speech so you need to pick a topic that can be completed or covered in the allotted time.
Don't pick a topic that is too technical or obscure.
Places to find topics:
Primary Outline for Speech
General Purpose: To inform my audience about Leukemia
I. How many people know what leukemia is?
II. For those who do not know what leukemia is, leukemia is a cancer of the blood...