What was the speaker’s specific purpose, as you understood it?
What was the speaker’s central idea, as you understood it?
Who was her target audience?
What did the speaker do to adapt to the audience and the occasion?
What organizational pattern did the speaker use for his/her main
What parts of a formal introduction did this speaker do? How did she
accomplish this? (Gain attention, motivate the audience to listen,
establish credibility, and preview the body).
Preview the body – asking the crowd to answer questions
What was the most notable strength and weakness of the organization