190 CHAPTER-B Y-CHAPTER GUIDE TO THE ART OF PUBLIC SPEAKING
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V Additional Exercises and Activities
1. Below is a speech outline with 12 main points. Reorganize the outline so as to reduce
the original 12 main points to three mai
Self Evaluation 3
I feel that I was more prepared for my speech this time around, if only because I practiced it a
million times in order to get it under 7 minutes. Unfortunately, in application, this didnt happen. It was
Self Evaluation 1
I felt that I was fairly well prepared for this speech, but I could have been even more prepared
by practicing more. I think I based too much assumption on the fact that I had given speeches before,
and thus d
Speech #1 Outline
The Bonds of Time
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about myself, using chemistry as a metaphor.
Introduction: Chemistry has always been a part of my life, ever since I was a little girl. I was forever
Speech 2 Outline
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the career path of a chemical engineer.
Introduction: As young adults in college, we can all agree that were facing some major decisions in our
lives, right? We tho
Speech 3 Outline
To persuade my audience that Supernatural is an excellent television show that is well worth watching.
Everybody in this room enjoys entertainment, correct? One of our most commo
Speech 4 Outline
To persuade my audience that they should also reuse and reduce products, in addition to recycling.
In recent years, the environment has become a huge factor in our daily lives.
Chapter 1 Introduction to Human Communication
o Exchange of messages verbal and nonverbal
Content denotative v. connotative
Self Evaluation 2
I feel that I was less prepared for this speech than the first, even though I practiced all
weekend. I believe this was because I used a copy of my outline as a speaking guide, rather than
making note cards.