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.).
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Types of Informative
Speeches: Analysis and
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….
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...
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...
for Informative Speeches
There are four basic patterns of organization for an informative speech.
A speech organized chronologically has main points oriented toward time. For example, a speech
about the Farm Aid benefit concert could have main points organized chronologically. The...
practice, be fully prepared for each speech, be honest in what you say, avoid name calling and other forms of abusive language.
How to avoid plagiarism: don’t do your speech last minute, introduce the author’s statement.
Global plagiarism: stealing a speech entirely from a single source and passing...
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...
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...
information that stands out as most important by placing it at the top of your point list. Establish at least five points you wish to embellish or inform about.
Take each major point about fire prevention and place it on an index card---one point per card. Arrange the cards in the order...
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...
Speech #2: The Impromptu Speech
Purpose: To inform your audience about a quote, an idea, or a concept.
Specific Purpose Statement Examples:
• The audience will understand what “I have a dream,” means to me.
• The audience will know the latest news from the Colts.
• The audience will understand...
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...
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...
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!!
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...
Name: Fall 2013 Student
General Purpose: To Inform
Specific Purpose: At the end of my speech, my audience will be aware of the concept I learned most from in my speech course and how I will use it in my future.
Did you know that there was a speech that killed? On a cold...
“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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Constructive speech analysis
On my presentation speech of Informative topic was about the bibliography of Rosa Parks my task was to inform the audience about the person and telling how the person is unique. It should be introducing the audience with main ideas on my speech. Throughout my speech are some...
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...
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
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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...
gave given or may have to give that type of speech.
2. Characteristics of Special Occasion Speeches
Special Occasion Speeches have unique characteristics as defined in Chapter Twelve. How do special occasion speeches differ/compare to speeches to inform? speeches to persuade?
II. Final Report...
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...
Unit 3 Year 9 1 The Year 7 scheme of work uses a topic-based structure to develop students’ abilities to use language effectively, to communicate in speech and writing and to respond with understanding and insight to a wide range of texts. The activities are linked to the learning objectives of the Checkpoint...