Intro & Concl

Intro & Concl - -Finalize the exact wording of your...

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The Introduction Get the attention and interest Reveal the topic Establish credibility and goodwill Preview the body of the speech Methods of gaining attention Relate you topic to the audience State the importance of your topic Startle the audience Arouse the curiosity of the audience Question the audience Begin with a quotation Tell a story Credibility The audience perception of whether the speaker is qualified to speak on a given topic Goodwill The audience’s perception of whether the speaker has the best interests of the audience in mind Rhetorical Question A question that the audience answers mentally rather than out loud Preview Statement A statement in the introduction of a speech that identifies the main points to be discussed in the body of the speech
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Tips for Preparing the Introduction - Be concise: usually no more than 10-20 percent of total speech - Look for possible introductory materials as you do your research - Be creative in devising your introduction
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Unformatted text preview: -Finalize the exact wording of your introduction after you have finished preparing the body of the speech-Work out the content and delivery of your introduction in detail The Conclusion-Signal the end of the speech-Reinforce the central idea Crescendo Ending-Conclusion in which the speech builds to a zenith of power and intensity -Never let your conclusion be longer than your intro Dissolve Ending-A conclusion that generate emotional appeal by fading step by step to a dramatic final statement Methods of reinforcing the central idea-Summarize your speech-End with a quotation-Make a dramatic statement Tips for preparing the conclusion-Look for possible concluding materials as you do your research-Conclude with a bang, not a whimper-Be brief, no more than 5-10 percent of total speech-Work out the content and delivery of you conclusion in detail...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course CREX 1212 taught by Professor D.johnson during the Spring '08 term at Denver.

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