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Analyzetheaudiencewhyshouldthey listentoyou age

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Unformatted text preview: or change in beliefs Introductory and special occasion Planning Planning Decide on a speech goal Analyze the audience: Why should they listen to you? • • • Age Prior knowledge Psychological motivations Gather information • Attitude toward subject and to you Beliefs, needs Organizing a Speech Organizing Topic Purpose (to inform or to persuade) Introduction Body, Main points, Support Transitions Conclusion Initial Sequence Initial Attention Getter geared to your audience Motivate (and continue to motivate) audience to listen Establish credibility and rapport “Thesis statement” • Informative speech, thesis is your purpose for speaking • Persuasive speech, thesis is your position Introduction Introduction Planning the introduction integrates • • • • Your purpose The occasion Your information Understanding the audience’s motivations Introduction: Style Introduction: Attention getter Examples • • • • • • • Depends on occasion, topic, purpose and audience • Helps...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course COM 259 taught by Professor Miner during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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