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Unformatted text preview: Functions Signals speech coming to an end Provides closure Challenges audience to respond in some way Summarize main points Reiterates the most important idea of your speech Order Forewarning and review Indicate most important idea Strong closing statement Signal the close of the speech Forewarning – type of signpost Demonstrating to audience – that speech is coming to an end Signal close – say your last few Sentences – no new information Summarizing your main points Challenge audience to respond Can use it their daily life Perceptions shaped/more knowledge Motivate to respond End it in a memorable way Quotation, poem, song lyric A story that finishes… Pose rhetorical question Startling closing statement Link back to intro-feeling-coming full circle Guidelines Full sentence Research material you can use Keep brief – 15% 1 min. and a half Timing conclusion Revise, revise, revise...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2011 for the course COMM 251 taught by Professor Christinemoore during the Spring '09 term at Boise State.
- Spring '09