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Communication Public Speaking Lecture by Christine Moore Language Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Speech What language does he use? Using language in speech writing Language allows audience to visualize or imagine a scene Style involves word choices that help speakers achieve their speech purpose Rhetorical devices are the techniques of language usage that are one component of style Speeches are written for the ear, not to be read, so most speakers have to hear their drafts to know what changes to make (language will breathe life into your speech) Picture it Tips for effective speech writing Use familiar words Write easy-to-follow sentences Straight forward syntax (S-V-O) Use repetition frequently Take time to make transitions between points Be prepared to adjust speech during Content delivering as your Receive audience feedback Strive for simplicity Avoid jargon Define unfamiliar words Be concise – use few words Repetition Repeating infuses rhythm Alliteration – words or syllables Repeating consonants
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