Public Speaking Chapter 9

Public Speaking Chapter 9 - Chapter 9 Response When...

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Chapter 9 Response When preparing for a speech, speakers should try to make their speeches as simple as possible. By doing so, it would be easier for the audience to follow along and it would be easier for the audience to comprehend what the speech is about. Speakers can make their speech shorter and simpler by using fewer main points in their speeches. A structure for a speech can have a thesis and three main points. Moreover, “repeating key points for emphasis” would also help the audience remember the key points of the speech that the speaker is delivering. Speakers should use “parallel construction” when repeating their main points. Parallel construction is “working points in a repeated pattern to emphasize their important” (171). By doing this, audiences will get a general idea of what is important and it would be easier for them to follow through with the speech. Speakers should also incorporate order and balance in their speeches. Speakers should
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