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Communication Public Speaking Lecture by Christine Moore Preparing your speech Special occasion – over all goal – be entertaining – to entertain, inspire, motivate, celebrate Specific – audience to know what? Audience – not always about you Thesis – an overall concise main idea Main points Three things Relate to purpose and thesis Sources – cross-referencing, date, author Major parts: Intro- What you will talk about (thesis) Body- Supporting ideas Conc.- Tell them what you told them, summarize (statement) Outline – supporting points What are they Sources fit in Presentational aids – helps visualize Let audience see – more relatable to them Can misuse them Practice – delivery is important in getting your message across
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Unformatted text preview: Special occasion speeches What to hear: current issues in the news Not to hear: abortion, gun control, etc. 10 steps in putting together a speech 1.) Select a topic – analyzing audience 2.) Analyze the audience – interests of audience, adjust speech, occasion 3.) Determine the speech purpose – what you want your audience to get from it 4.) Compose a thesis statement 5.) Develop main points 6.) Gather supporting material – sources 7.) Separate the speech into its major points – into, body, conc. 8.) Outline the speech – points, etc. 9.) Consider presentation aids 10.) Practice delivering the speech...
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