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 that...
Cultural Artifact Speech Outline: Ukulele
A. Attention Getter: Did you know that learning to play an instrument provides you with many benefits? It can increase your memory capacity, enhance your coordination, and it’s simply fun!
B. Revealed Object: Today I will be telling you...
As I considered choosing speech towards the end of my first college experience, I decided, “why not take a jump, and just go for it?” So I did. With taking college algebra, art appreciation, and an online course as well I feared that adding a speech class would become over whelming, however it did not...
Different Branches of the Military
General Purpose: To inform
Specific Purpose: After listening to my speech, the audience will understand the definitions and differences between each of our beloved military branches.
Thesis: The United States military consists...
24 March 2015
Audience Analysis: My audience is a class of freshmen students, and my speech teacher, at the
International Academy of Macomb.
General Purpose: To demonstrate.
Specific Purpose: To teach my peers how to make paper flowers.
Central Idea: To share a new craft with the class...
School graduation speech
Let me begin by welcoming all of you to today’s event and thanking (NAME OF PERSON WHO INTRODUCED YOU) for that kind introduction.
I’m very pleased to have been invited to speak here today on what I know is a very special day. It’s special for the graduates, for their proud...
I Think That Barack Obama Would Be A Great President.
Barack Obama is a Democratic Senator from Illinois and a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. He comes at a time where we are lacking in jobs for American Citizens, need for health care and lack of community organization...
” -Dale Carnegie. I began Communications 101 with this quote in mind, and I have to say that it did indeed prove true in some instances. Coming into this course I was a bit skeptical because I am not naturally a fan of public speaking. However, throughout the course, I learned different strategies...
What is Schizophrenia? Many people seem to think that Schizophrenia is simply a disease that people are diagnosed with when they have multiple personalities, and that’s where they are wrong. In fact, Schizophrenia is something that goes a lot deeper and affects the human mind in ways that you could...
Narrative Speech Audience Analysis
I chose to deliver my narrative speech on relationships. I would like the class to understand how relationships I have been in have shaped me, but more importantly how relationships can impact a lot more in our lives than we realize. Our class contains only 21...
my parents. They were my soul teachers on what was and what was not ethical. Then one brisk fall day my tiny right foot hit the bus steps and I was off to my first day of school. It was in this one isolated incident in wh Beginning from birth until I was about five years old the only source that my five-year...
during speech class I have witness several political campaigns which include presidential debates, acceptance and concession speeches. The presidential debate between President Barrack Obama and Mitt Romney was a great representation of the skills my speech professor was teaching my class and I. Some...
across to them. I could remember when I performed my first speech in my student success class my professor taught us about some important skills or ways to grab our listeners attention. my professor taught us that when delivering speeches to people that we should " Tell them what you are going to...
Good evening parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings, and friends. I would like to thank you all for coming to this very special day for every student up on this stage tonight. I know how proud you must be. I first of all wanted to...
brief you all on a culture that I’d be more than happy to claim as my own. My ancestors stem from this great little section of the British Isles, and I hope to have the chance to one day walk where they walked. Can you see what I see? I see myself homeward bound for the good old land of Ireland, headed...
I assumed being placed into first year college writing was a mandatory class coming into The University of Tampa as a freshman. I did not realize I was being placed into this writing class because my SAT or ACT scores were too low. At first I thought that I did not need to be in this class, it was just...
Speech #4 Outline
To to celebrate the most improved speaker, most effective speech, and
Hello everybody, todays speech is brought to you to celebrate the final days of ...
course, I learned how to write a successful essay with minimal mistakes, how to write proper English, and how to use punctuation correctly. Honestly, I found this class a refresher for me, possibly because my teacher was extremely knowledgeable and encouraged me to push myself to reach my goal. I can remember...
valedictorian of the class of 2012, and the student with the highest grade point average in our class of 173. I would first of all like to thank those who have helped me arrive at this point. I thank my father, who made sure that I always did my very best. I also want to thank my mother, who always reminded...
My Speech Plan
Throughout this semester, I have learned a lot about myself and my ability to communicate with others. With everything I have learned in mind, I have decided that I need to speak in front of others to continue to improve on my speaking abilities. I plan to use all of my past speaking...
most under rated skills learned in school, yet is one of the most valuable. The way you communicate shows a lot about you, and can influence other's opinions of you. In every profession communication in some way is used and important. Good communication skills, no matter what you plan to do in life,...
Ryan Sheopersad Speech 100 – 153 Spring 2012 ACCOMPLISHING MY FIRST SPEECH Post Speech Analysis - Draft # 1
When I picture a person giving a speech, I imagine someone confident, alert, standing with good posture, completely in control of their audience. I visualize a person standing behind a podium...
slow motion to the floor. “I said cut it out!” boomed the voice at the front of the classroom. I sat in delirious awe, wondering what would happen next. At the time, I was nothing but a giggly, hyperactive seventh grader, but the man at the front of the classroom changed my life.
The day had been...
When I Learned to Write and Read
I don’t remember how old I was or the first person to teach me how to write. What I do remember is when I was in preschool and my sisters being in elementary every day when they got home and were done with their homework they would help me with writing and reading...
Informative Speech on Divorce
Taking about my parents divorce is one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do. The pain and anger about what happened to me whenever I was seven years old, still exists in my heart and my life. I don’t think I can ever figure my dad for tearing apart my family the way...
A. What do SpongeBob Squarepants, Joey Tribiani, my old theatre teacher, students, and many parents have in common? No, it’s not that they all have Golgi bodies and retinas. I’ll give you a hint. They put off for tomorrow what could be done today… get my drift? Right about now, Joey...
Rights, in recognition of International Human Rights Day. In a formal speech Clinton begins with a factual claim. She begins her speech stating factual information regarding the history of human rights and as a United Nation we have come so far in protecting the rights of humanity. She starts with history...
that come to mind when I think of public speaking: Airman Leadership School or ALS. It was in ALS, that I really learned the most about what my strengths and flaws were when it came to public speaking. Prior to attending ALS, I had limited experience speaking in public. When I did, it was always around...
Effective Public Speaking
Planning Sheet - Speech #1
Name: ______Shawn Anderson_______
1. Three items and bag for your Speech:
• (Past) Item 1: Football Jersey (any jersey will do)
• Many years of soccer building team spirit
What should you do and not do when giving a speech?
When I was younger my dream was to become a dancer, as the years passed by I was falling more and more in love with the idea of being able to tell a story with just some music and my body. When I was 14 I remember dancing for all the presidents of...