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Unformatted text preview: is worthy of our consideration. C. Articulating alternatives The speaker leaves the audience to weigh the options and make a decision, or keep seeking new alternatives. 2. List and describe four types of informative speeches. (10 points) A. The speech of description The speakers want to describe a place, an event, or a person. They hope to help the audience get a clear picture of their subject. B. The speech of demonstration The speakers aim to teach the audience how something works or how to do something. C. The speech of explanation The speakers want to help the audience understand concepts that are complicated, abstract, or unfamiliar. D. The informative oral report These reports are given informally and may be quite brief in professional and community settings....
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