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Unformatted text preview: • Giving a similar speech to another student • Giving a speech that is not related to your topic • Giving a speech that is tenuously related to your topic and arguing at length about it • Improper use of time (i.e. 60 second story) • Excessive reliance on anecdotal evidence Preparing Your Speech • Choose a topic—what does your word connect to • Choose a thesis o This determines the rest of your preparation o Incorporate what you can talk at length about o Make sure you clearly state your thesis/topic • Organize your ideas o Big headings Little headings o Rule of 3 • Intro and Conclusion o Foreshadow and Review o Don’t forget attention getter/closer Organizational Structures • Classification: Divides major topics into separate categories...
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- Spring '06
- Rhetoric, Impromptu speaking, cops Persuasive impromptu, 30th Defining Impromptu, Impromptu Speaking **Quizzes, friend Impromptu Speech