Chapter 12 - Public Speaking CHAPTER 12 Organizational...

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Public Speaking CHAPTER 12 Organizational Arrangements Arrangement The strategic process of organizing speech points into a coherent and convincing pattern for your topic and your audience. Outlining is the physical process of plotting those speech points on the page in hierarchical order of importance. Your outline will give you a visual snapshot of your speech organization and serve you better than writing a manuscript or essay. Topical Pattern of Arrangement Each main point is a subtopic or category of the speech topic. Some speech writers term this categorical design . Usually main ideas can go in any order in a topical pattern; however, careful consideration of the order may help your audience understand your speech more easily. Chronological Pattern of Arrangement Follows a natural sequential order: For example, most people eat breakfast, lunch, then dinner. Historical topics or supporting materials should also follow a chronological
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course COMM 1313 taught by Professor Clark during the Spring '06 term at Arkansas.

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Chapter 12 - Public Speaking CHAPTER 12 Organizational...

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