Introduction and Conclusion 2.14.08

Introduction and Conclusion 2.14.08 - Introduction and...

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Introduction and Conclusion *Very important *What the people/audience remember I. Introduction a. Four main elements i. Gains the audiences attention and interests ii. Influence the audience to view you and your topic favorably 1. Esp. with a controversial topic 2. Addressing the other side iii. Clarify your thesis iv. Preview statement 1. Clearly identify the main points that you are going to go over in your speech b. Types of introductions i. Identifying with the audience 1. Share common ground or ideas ii. Refer to the speech situation 1. Focusing on why everybody is drawn together a. A lot for ceremonies iii. State your purpose 1. Focus on getting down to what your speech is about a. Audience has chosen to be there iv. State the importance of your topic to the audience v. Use a statistic 1. Not too many 2. One that summarizes the whole speech, or is shocking 3. Ones that don’t tie in with your points, but tie in with the speech 4. Cite it! vi.
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course COM 110 taught by Professor Riehl during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.

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