The Informative The Persuasive The Special occasion.For example, if a speaker hopes to convincethe audience at a political-party banquet tosupport a new campaign strategy, theobjective is to persuade the audience to actin support of the strategy.
an informative speech “informs” those in attendance by providing them with information. the speaker is a teacher, and his or her purpose is to educate the audience regarding a topic. ; and that topic may be an object, an event, a concept, or a process.
Objects are things that are tangible,so speeches about objects include those about people, places, animals, structures. for example: What to look for when purchasing a newcomputer system
Events are happenings or occurrences, both past and present.possible speech topics include thefollowing: The Primary Causes of World War II The origins of the holiday known as Halloween
Speeches About Concepts:Concepts are ideas, philosophies,hypotheses, and arguments. Speeches About Processes:A process is how something is made, howsomething is done, or how something works
Persuasive speech usually challenges an audience’s beliefs and/or tries to move those in attendance to change existing viewpoints or at least recognize the validity of opposing viewpoints.
Examples of Questions of Fact:Will the stock market rally in 2010? Examples of Questions of Policy:Should pro-athletes have mandatory tests forperformance-enhancing drugs? Examples of Questions of Value:Do people have the right to choose to die with dignity?
There are myriad special occasions in life, for example, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, weddings; whatever the occasions, chances are that someone will be asked to deliver a speech.
The speech must fit the occasion. If the occasion is formal. The speech must meet the allotted time. Speakers should be neither too brief nor too longwinded. Intended remarks must be accurate.the different types of speeches and have theirobjective clearly in mind, they will be capable ofdelivering a speech that the audience willremember for a long time to come.
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