intros conclusions

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  4/28/11 Introductions and  Conclusions
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 4/28/11 Introductions • Plan them explicitly • Engage your audience’s attention • Provide a  psychological orientation  – establish a  relationship with your audience - Establish credibility - Establish common ground - Possibly refer to the setting and occasion, acknowledging  the audience’s reasons for attending
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 4/28/11 Introductions • Keep it concise: 10-20% of speech time • Provide a  logical orientation  – lay the  groundwork for what they should expect - Establish a context for the speech - Preview the structure of your speech • Some typical techniques?
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Unformatted text preview: -Shocking statement-Series of intriguing statistics-Rhetorical questions-Quotation-Narrative/anecdote-Joke 4/28/11 Conclusions End with a clincher - strong, concise final lines; possibly return to intro technique Provide psychological closure how do you want your audience to come away feeling? Provide logical closure-Summarize main ideas, restate thesis-Re-establish context-Remind them of relevance, how it affects their lives-Make an appeal (esp. in persuasive speech) Avoid pitfalls: trailing off, apologizing, being overlong, introducing a new idea...
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