How would you approach the specific purpose

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of success to shine on each of them. How would you approach the specific purpose differently? I would approach the specific purpose by starting off with a list of graduation rates and how this can change with them. I would then approach the students with questions asking what they are interested in and what steps they can take to get where they want to be. Question 2 (Chapter 15) Analyze “Medical Robots: From Science Fiction to Science Fact” in the appendix of sample speeches that follow Chapter 19 of the textbook. Identify the specific purpose, central idea, main points, and method of organization. Specific Purpose: To inform my audience of the common methods used by stage magicians to perform their tricks. Central Idea: Unifying element of the story, that ties it together. Main Points: Most important points of subject Method of Organization: Different speech patterns and specific topics and how they come together. Evaluate the speech in light of the six guidelines for informative speaking discussed in this chapter. 1. Informative speakers should be wary of overestimating what the audience knows. 2. To avoid misunderstanding, the speaker must explain ideas thoroughly and clearly.
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3. Informative speakers should avoid being too technical. 4. Informative speakers should avoid abstractions. 5. Informative speakers should personalize their ideas. 6. Informative speakers should be creative in thinking about ways to achieve their objectives.
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  • Winter '09
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