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HowHow toto Prepare aPrepare a
SpeechSpeech
TypesTypes ofof SpeechesSpeeches
INFORMATIVEINFORMATIVE –– gives us information thatgives us information that
describes so...
PERSUASIVEPERSUASIVE –– persuades us to change ourpersuades us to change our
beliefs or actions. It shows our opinion butb...
The Structure
Opening or IntroductionOpening or Introduction
•• Explain what the topic means to youExplain what the topic ...
The BodyThe Body
•• Facts supporting your main ideaFacts supporting your main idea
•• StatisticsStatistics
•• Mention impo...
The Ending or ConclusionThe Ending or Conclusion
•• ReRe--state what you have stated in thestate what you have stated in t...
KeepKeep inin MindMind!!!!!!
WHOWHO the speech is for (audience)the speech is for (audience)
WHATWHAT the speech is to be aboutthe speech is to be about
•• purposepurpose –– to motivate, to inspire, to shareto motiv...
HOWHOW long it needs to belong it needs to be
TheThe StyleStyle
Feel passionately about your topicFeel passionately about your topic
Your goal should be to make some po...
Focus your attention on one individual at aFocus your attention on one individual at a
time, just as you would in an every...
Establish eye contactEstablish eye contact with the listeners!with the listeners!
Use body languageUse body language
Chang...
Use statisticsUse statistics
Do not forget to mention the sourceDo not forget to mention the source
Think how you can expl...
Pay attention toPay attention to the length of yourthe length of your
sentencessentences
Use repetitionUse repetition of k...
ExamplesExamples ofof GoodGood
SpeechesSpeeches
MartinMartin LutherLuther KingKing "I"I havehave aa dreamdream““
Barack Ob...
SpeechSpeech TopicTopic
SpeculatingSpeculating onon ourour FutureFuture
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  1. 1. HowHow toto Prepare aPrepare a SpeechSpeech
  2. 2. TypesTypes ofof SpeechesSpeeches INFORMATIVEINFORMATIVE –– gives us information thatgives us information that describes something or states how to do somethingdescribes something or states how to do something (personal opinions or judgments are not allowed)(personal opinions or judgments are not allowed) Introductions toIntroductions to informativeinformative speech:speech: •• ““I will explainI will explain…”…” •• ““I will show you how toI will show you how to…”…”
  3. 3. PERSUASIVEPERSUASIVE –– persuades us to change ourpersuades us to change our beliefs or actions. It shows our opinion butbeliefs or actions. It shows our opinion but based onbased on facts.facts. Introductions toIntroductions to persuasivepersuasive speech:speech: ““The government shouldThe government should…”…” ““We shouldWe should…”…” ““X is a harmful practiceX is a harmful practice…”…”
  4. 4. The Structure Opening or IntroductionOpening or Introduction •• Explain what the topic means to youExplain what the topic means to you •• You may include a thesis statementYou may include a thesis statement
  5. 5. The BodyThe Body •• Facts supporting your main ideaFacts supporting your main idea •• StatisticsStatistics •• Mention important peopleMention important people •• Quote sourcesQuote sources •• Define technical termsDefine technical terms
  6. 6. The Ending or ConclusionThe Ending or Conclusion •• ReRe--state what you have stated in thestate what you have stated in the introductionintroduction •• Finish your speech with a meaningfulFinish your speech with a meaningful sentence or a rhetorical questionsentence or a rhetorical question
  7. 7. KeepKeep inin MindMind!!!!!! WHOWHO the speech is for (audience)the speech is for (audience)
  8. 8. WHATWHAT the speech is to be aboutthe speech is to be about •• purposepurpose –– to motivate, to inspire, to shareto motivate, to inspire, to share info, to shockinfo, to shock…… •• main pointsmain points
  9. 9. HOWHOW long it needs to belong it needs to be
  10. 10. TheThe StyleStyle Feel passionately about your topicFeel passionately about your topic Your goal should be to make some portion ofYour goal should be to make some portion of your speech stick in the mind of the audienceyour speech stick in the mind of the audience
  11. 11. Focus your attention on one individual at aFocus your attention on one individual at a time, just as you would in an everydaytime, just as you would in an everyday conversationconversation use words such as:use words such as: ““YouYou”” oror ““youryour”” as each personas each person in the audience experiences your speech as anin the audience experiences your speech as an individualindividual
  12. 12. Establish eye contactEstablish eye contact with the listeners!with the listeners! Use body languageUse body language Change the tone of your voiceChange the tone of your voice avoid monotoneavoid monotone Pronounce each wordPronounce each word Avoid slang, except to make a point.Avoid slang, except to make a point. do not slur your wordsdo not slur your words Avoid saying: "you know"Avoid saying: "you know" Control the speedControl the speed and pace of your speechand pace of your speech
  13. 13. Use statisticsUse statistics Do not forget to mention the sourceDo not forget to mention the source Think how you can explain your ideasThink how you can explain your ideas in thein the simplest and most effective waysimplest and most effective way ChooseChoose the appropriate level of languagethe appropriate level of language
  14. 14. Pay attention toPay attention to the length of yourthe length of your sentencessentences Use repetitionUse repetition of key wordsof key words Do not readDo not read !!!!!!!!!! ButBut, use note, use note cardscards inin thethe preparationpreparation..
  15. 15. ExamplesExamples ofof GoodGood SpeechesSpeeches MartinMartin LutherLuther KingKing "I"I havehave aa dreamdream““ Barack Obama Inaugural AddressBarack Obama Inaugural Address
  16. 16. SpeechSpeech TopicTopic SpeculatingSpeculating onon ourour FutureFuture
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