Chapter 9 – Beginning and Ending the Speech

Chapter 9 – Beginning and Ending the Speech...

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Chapter 9 – Beginning and Ending the Speech The Introduction Get Attention and Interest Relate the topic to the audience Tate the importance of your topic Startle the audience Arouse the curiosity of the audience Question the audience Begin with a question Tell a story Reveal the Topic State the topic clearly Once listeners are lost, they are difficult to get back Establish Credibility and Goodwill Credibility – being qualified to speak on a certain topic Goodwill – audiences perception of whether the speaker has the best interests of the audience in mind. Preview the Body of the Speech Sample Introduction with Commentary Tips for Preparing the Introduction Keep the introduction relatively brief
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Unformatted text preview: Be on the lookout for possible introductory materials as you do research Be creative in devising introduction Dont worry about the exact wording until body is written Work out introduction in detail The Conclusion Signal the end of the speech Reinforce the central idea o Summarize your speech o End with a quotation o Make a dramatic statement o Refer to the introduction Tips for Preparing the Conclusion Keep an eye out for possible concluding material when doing research Conclude with a bang, not a whimper Dont be long winded. Conclusion = 10% of speech Dont leave anything to chance. Work it out in detail....
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This note was uploaded on 07/14/2011 for the course SPEECH 121 taught by Professor Burnett during the Summer '08 term at College Of Lake County.

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