Public Speaking Chapter 6

Public Speaking Chapter 6 - Chapter 6 Response Chapter 6...

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Chapter 6 Response Chapter 6 focuses on giving advice to the readers on the steps of writing a successful informative speech. People normally view speeches to have a purpose; however, even though these speeches may have a purpose, there is more outlining, brainstorming and writing than one thinks there to be. First and foremost, a speaker must choose a topic that he or she is interested in and is willing to dedicate time on researching about his or her topic. This topic must allow the speaker to find his or her voice, “ and in the process, enrich the lives of [his or her] listeners by sharing new information or a new perspective” (108). This topic should be something that can spark an interest in the listeners; therefore, a topic that is new and exciting. However, topics can be generally broad, which can often lead the speaker to ramble on for a while. These topics should instead “focus on one aspect”, which will allow the speaker to get his or her main point across instead of rambling on and boring
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course PUBSPEAK 1805 taught by Professor Professorbrown during the Fall '11 term at NYU.

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