notes 3 - Speech sections Introduction Body Conclusion...

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Communication Public Speaking Lecture by Christine Moore Organization of public speaking Importance: Causes stress-disorganization Well-organized reduces anxiety Audiences understand organized speeches Organized speakers more trustworthy and competent Principles: Speeches exhibit unity of thought – every statement meets the purpose and thesis ties to every statement Coherence – clarity of thought and logical consistency Organization patterns Coordination and subordination Balance – appropriate weight and emphasis to each part of the speech
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Unformatted text preview: Speech sections Introduction Body Conclusion Divide speech into points Support/evidence by research Main points – most important ideas should answer specific purpose Main points 2-5 points Too many – overwhelm audience Equal in importance Contain parallel form in grammatical sentence structure Complete/clear sentences Subject – verb – object Transitions Move the audience from point to the next Signposts within main points to indicate sub-points or order Full sentence most effective between main points...
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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.

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