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    Speakingtoinform Speakingtoinform Presentation Transcript

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