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Unformatted text preview: (class) • References to Preceding Speeches: references to other student’s speeches 2.) Introduce the Central Idea/Thesis • Thesis = one sentence summary of the speech’s content 3.) Relate to the Audience/Give them a reason to listen • Audience-Centered • Why should they listen? • What can YOU do for them? 4.) Establish Your Credibility • What is credibility? • How can we establish our credibility? 5.) Preview Your Main Ideas • Sign Post Conclusions o Why do we want to have an effective conclusion? o What happens if we have a bad/weak conclusion? o What does a GOOD conclusion look/sound like? o What does a BAD conclusion look/sounds like? Four Purposes of a Conclusion 1.) Summarize Speech 2.) Re-emphasize the Main Idea in a Memorable Way 3.) Motivate the Audience to Respond 4.) Provide Closure...
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- Spring '08
- Rhetoric, Rhetorical question, audience’s attention, bad/weak conclusion