Goals of a conclusion summarize restate your thesis

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Goals of a conclusion Summarize : -Restate your thesis -Its importance -Major points Close : -Use quotation -Pose a challenge or question -Thank the audience Goals of an introduction: Gain Attention : -Ask a question -Refer to specific audience members -Refer to recent happenings -Use illustration or a dramatic or humorous story -Use visual aids Transitions: “Connecting the introduction to the body, points to points, the body to the conclusion” -To announce a proposition
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-To signal you are closing -To introduce an exception -To reconnect audience to ideas -To signal location point in speech 3 general methods of delivery: 1. Impromptu speaking 2. Manuscript style 3. Extemporaneous style (most useful, for people in most situations) -Why should your preparation and delivery outline be different? Preparation : Full sentence outline, clearly states purpose and thesis, presents body of speech, builds both introduction and conclusion, notes possible presentation aids, lists references Delivery : Assists in delivery of speech, guidelines: be brief, delivery-minded, and rehearse with the delivery outline Interpersonal Conflict: Disagreement b/t or among connected individuals who perceive their goals as incompatible Occurs when people: -are interdependent -are mutually aware that their goals are incompatible -perceive each other as interfering The greater the interdependency, the greater 1. The # of issues around which conflict can center 2. Impact of conflict and conflict management interaction on individuals and on relationship -Influenced by culture/gender -nonnegotiation: refuse to discuss conflict or listen to other’s argument Hammering away at your own point of view until other gives in = “Steamrolling” Argumentativeness: willingness to argue for a point of view, tendency to speak your mind Verbal Aggressiveness: inflict psychological pain, attack other’s self-concept
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