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SPEECH NOTES EVERY SPEECH MUST HAVE A BEGINNING, A MIDDLE, and an END INTRODUCTION BODY CONCLUSION STEP ONE: Preparing the Body of Your Speech 1. List the Main Headings or Subtopics Related to Your Subject Techniques *Freewriting on your topic for 10 minutes *Brainstorming – Asking questions such as who, what, where, when, why, how *Making a list *Diagramming, mapping, or clustering (Using boxes, arrows, circles, etc. to show relationships between ideas.) *Making a scratch outline of your ideas 2. Narrow Down Your List of Main Headings 3. Order Your Main Headings Logically *Chronologically *Order of Importance *Emphatic Order (Saving the best for last) 4. Develop Your Main Headings Techniques *Use your own knowledge *Use personal experience *Use examples, statistics, quotes, etc. *Use information from reference sources (books, magazines, etc.)
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SPEECH NOTES Page 2 STEP TWO: Preparing the Conclusion of Your Speech 1. Summarize your main ideas 2. End with a final statement that will leave the audience thinking about what you
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Unformatted text preview: have said. *Use some of the techniques for a good Introduction (See 10 ways to begin a speech.) STEP THREE: Preparing the Introduction of Your Speech l. Begin with an ATTENTION GETTING OPENER (All of these beginnings can also be used as conclusions) Techniques *Begin with a Question *Begin with a Story or Anecdote *Begin with a Quotation *Begin with a Startling Fact Other Beginnings *Newspaper Beginning (Who, what, where, when, why, how) *Analogy Beginning (Comparing two things) *Contrast Beginning (Telling what is different about two things) *Suspended Interest (Getting the audience interested) *Flashback or History (Talking about the past) *Anaphora (Repetition of key words or phrases) OUTLINES An outline is a map of your speech. Write out the introduction and the conclusion. Break up the body of your speech into main topics and subtopics....
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