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<ul><li>Candice Fitzgerald </li></ul><ul><li>Jasmin Henderson </li></ul><ul><li>Lanette Charles </li></ul><ul><li>Manuel R...
“ A  speech to inform   shares information with others to enhance their knowledge or understanding of the information, con...
GOALS OF INFORMATIVE SPEAKING
<ul><li>In order for your audience to pay attention to what your saying you must make sure they understand </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>You don’t want to bore your audience so choose a topic that will pertain to their interest </li></ul><ul><li>Liste...
<ul><li>Audience members usually only remember half of what they are told </li></ul><ul><li>As an informative speaker, you...
 
Speeches About Objects <ul><li>Speeches about an object can be about anything you can see or feel </li></ul><ul><li>The ti...
Speeches About Procedures <ul><li>This speech discusses how something works </li></ul><ul><li>Many speeches about procedur...
Speeches About People <ul><li>This type of speech can be about anybody </li></ul><ul><li>The key to presenting an effectiv...
Speeches About Events <ul><li>Make the event come  alive </li></ul><ul><li>Organize for effect </li></ul>
Speeches About Ideas <ul><li>Speeches about ideas are more abstract </li></ul><ul><li>Most speeches about ideas are organi...
Ways to  Enhance Audience Understanding
Strategies to Enhance Understanding <ul><li>Teach and explain with clarity </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Defining clarity </li...
Techniques to Enhance Understanding <ul><li>Use adult learning techniques </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide information fo...
Techniques to Enhance Understanding    (Cont’d) <ul><ul><ul><li>Relate information to listeners’ needs and lives </li></ul...
Principles to Enhance Understanding <ul><li>Familiarize complex ideas & processes </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use analogies ...
STRATEGIES TO MAINTAIN AUDIENCE INTEREST
<ul><li>Entertain:   </li></ul><ul><li>to hold the attention of pleasantly or agreeably; divert; amuse.   </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Establish a motive   </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t assume that your listeners  </li></ul><ul><li>will be automatically i...
<ul><li>Tell a Story </li></ul><ul><li>Simple + Powerful=Amusing </li></ul>
USE CONFLICT It fosters Attention
<ul><li>The key to  </li></ul><ul><li>holding audience interest is to use a plot that moves along. </li></ul>USE ACTION
USE HUMOR MAKES THE POINT WHILE HOLDING ATTENTION
KEEP THE AUDIENCE AT THE EDGE OF THEIR SEAT USE SUSPENSE
“ Soo…um… that’s exactly how you make pinkish cupcakes… any questions?” <ul><li>PRESENT INFORMATION  </li></ul><ul><li>THA...
<ul><li>Make the audience ponder so they will be actively engaged. </li></ul>A priest, a lawyer  and a rabbi walk  into a ...
IN CONCLUSION
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  1. 1. <ul><li>Candice Fitzgerald </li></ul><ul><li>Jasmin Henderson </li></ul><ul><li>Lanette Charles </li></ul><ul><li>Manuel Ramirez </li></ul>SPEAKING TO INFORM
  2. 2. “ A speech to inform shares information with others to enhance their knowledge or understanding of the information, concepts, and ideas presented.” Textbook P. 368
  3. 3. GOALS OF INFORMATIVE SPEAKING
  4. 4. <ul><li>In order for your audience to pay attention to what your saying you must make sure they understand </li></ul><ul><li>You must be audience centered; find out what the audience already knows and expand on there knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure your </li></ul><ul><li>point and message </li></ul><ul><li>make sense to </li></ul><ul><li>your listeners </li></ul>chabursky.com
  5. 5. <ul><li>You don’t want to bore your audience so choose a topic that will pertain to their interest </li></ul><ul><li>Listeners feel that if a speech benefits them, then they will be more likely to pay attention </li></ul><ul><li>Informative </li></ul><ul><li>speakers should </li></ul><ul><li>aim to add to the </li></ul><ul><li>audience’s knowledge, </li></ul><ul><li>satisfy their curiosity, </li></ul><ul><li>and entertain them </li></ul>Speaking to Maintain Interest darkroastedblend.com
  6. 6. <ul><li>Audience members usually only remember half of what they are told </li></ul><ul><li>As an informative speaker, you should try to improve your audiences listening skills by making your speech interesting, so that they will remember it </li></ul><ul><li>Organization is the key; </li></ul><ul><li>using all the appropriate </li></ul><ul><li>speech methods is a sure </li></ul><ul><li>way to keep your </li></ul><ul><li>audience’s attention </li></ul>Speaking to Be Remembered events.venturebeat.com
  7. 8. Speeches About Objects <ul><li>Speeches about an object can be about anything you can see or feel </li></ul><ul><li>The time limit for your speech will determine your amount of detail </li></ul><ul><li>Speeches about objects may be organized typically, chronologically, or spatially </li></ul>
  8. 9. Speeches About Procedures <ul><li>This speech discusses how something works </li></ul><ul><li>Many speeches about procedures include visual aids </li></ul>
  9. 10. Speeches About People <ul><li>This type of speech can be about anybody </li></ul><ul><li>The key to presenting an effective biographical speech is to be selective </li></ul>
  10. 11. Speeches About Events <ul><li>Make the event come alive </li></ul><ul><li>Organize for effect </li></ul>
  11. 12. Speeches About Ideas <ul><li>Speeches about ideas are more abstract </li></ul><ul><li>Most speeches about ideas are organized topically or according to complexity </li></ul>
  12. 13. Ways to Enhance Audience Understanding
  13. 14. Strategies to Enhance Understanding <ul><li>Teach and explain with clarity </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Defining clarity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No assumptions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Making conscious decisions </li></ul></ul></ul>More Tips for Message Clarity, on page 376 <ul><ul><ul><li>Audience Enhancer #1: Don’t present too much, too quickly </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 15. Techniques to Enhance Understanding <ul><li>Use adult learning techniques </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide information for instant application </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Actively involve the listeners </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Connect listeners’ life experiences with new info. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Audience Enhancer #2: Preview your main ideas in your introduction </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 16. Techniques to Enhance Understanding (Cont’d) <ul><ul><ul><li>Relate information to listeners’ needs and lives </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Help listeners solve their problems </li></ul></ul></ul>Helpful information Active listeners Problem solving + <ul><ul><ul><li>Audience Enhancer #3: Relate new ideas to previous points </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 17. Principles to Enhance Understanding <ul><li>Familiarize complex ideas & processes </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use analogies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Describe vividly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use word pictures </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>With the 5 senses </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Audience Enhancer #4: Provide a visual outline to help listeners follow your ideas
  17. 18. STRATEGIES TO MAINTAIN AUDIENCE INTEREST
  18. 19. <ul><li>Entertain: </li></ul><ul><li>to hold the attention of pleasantly or agreeably; divert; amuse. </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionaryreference.com </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Establish a motive </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t assume that your listeners </li></ul><ul><li>will be automatically interested in your topic. </li></ul>
  20. 21. <ul><li>Tell a Story </li></ul><ul><li>Simple + Powerful=Amusing </li></ul>
  21. 22. USE CONFLICT It fosters Attention
  22. 23. <ul><li>The key to </li></ul><ul><li>holding audience interest is to use a plot that moves along. </li></ul>USE ACTION
  23. 24. USE HUMOR MAKES THE POINT WHILE HOLDING ATTENTION
  24. 25. KEEP THE AUDIENCE AT THE EDGE OF THEIR SEAT USE SUSPENSE
  25. 26. “ Soo…um… that’s exactly how you make pinkish cupcakes… any questions?” <ul><li>PRESENT INFORMATION </li></ul><ul><li>THAT RELATES TO YOUR </li></ul><ul><li>LISTENERS </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of the information your audience can use. </li></ul>
  26. 27. <ul><li>Make the audience ponder so they will be actively engaged. </li></ul>A priest, a lawyer and a rabbi walk into a bar and… ? ? ? ? ? USE THE UNEXPECTED
  27. 28. IN CONCLUSION
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