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-1 Types of informative speeches 1. Object- anything that is visible, tangible and stable in form 2. Process- a systematic series of actions that leads to a specific result or product(how its made/done/works.) 3. Events- anything that happens or is regarded as happening 4. Concepts- a belief, theory, idea, notion, principle, or the like(more abstract than others) Guidelines for informative speaking 1.) Don’t overestimate what the audience knows 2.) Relate the subject directly to the audience 3.) Don’t be too technical-what can be explained and what cant-no jargon 4.) Avoid abstractions- A) description-statement depicting a person, event, idea, or like with clarity and vividness B) Comparison- statement of similarities among 2 or more ppl events/ideas C) Contrast- statement of differentce “ 5.) Personalize your ideas-present one’s ideas in human terms that relate in some fashion to the experience of the audience Selecting a topic 1.) topics you know a lot about 2.) subjects you want to know more about Specific purpose statements- a single infinitive phrase that states precisely what a speaker hopes to accomplish in his or her speech Central idea statements- one sentence that sums up the major ideas of speech and uses. a. residual message- what a speaker wants the audience to remember after it has forgotten everything else in a speech Demographic audience analyses- audience analysis that focuses on demographic factors such as age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, group membership, and racial, ethnic, or cultural background Situational audience analyses- audience analysis that focuses on situational factors such as the size of the audience, the physical setting for the speech, and the disposition of the audience toward the topic, the speaker, and the occasion. Audience centeredness-
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course COMS 100 taught by Professor Moses during the Spring '08 term at Northern Illinois University.

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