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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 topicwhat 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 Dont forget attention getter/closer Organizational Structures Classification: Divides major topics into separate categories...
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course CMS 306M taught by Professor Gomez during the Spring '06 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '06