Chapter 9 - Chapter 9 Beginning and Ending the Speech By...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 9 Beginning and Ending the Speech By Katie Gabor and Phil Strandwitz Get Attention and Interest • Relate the 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 Reveal the Topic • State the topic clearly Everyone knows that former Vice President Al Gore claimed to have invented the Internet. This caused a furor during the 2000 presidential campaign and inspired lots of great comedy routines. Of course, Gore did not created the Internet. The internet came from the Arpanet, a consortium of university computers dating from the late 1960s. Today, almost one billion people use the Internet – but it is showing its age. How long does it take you to download music or open-source code? How often do you get fed up with the poor quality of streaming video?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course CST 190 taught by Professor Billmeyer during the Spring '08 term at Wisc La Crosse.

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Chapter 9 - Chapter 9 Beginning and Ending the Speech By...

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