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Chp13 Outlining the Speech


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Bibliography: O’ Hair, Dan, Stewart, Rob, Rubenstein, Hannah, A Speaker’s Guidebook, Bedford St. Martin (2009)

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Chp13 Outlining the Speech

  1. 1. Chapter Thirteen Outlining the Speech By Professor Tonya Seavers Evans
  2. 2. Types of Outlines
  3. 3. A working outline <ul><li>a.k.a. preparation, rough draft </li></ul><ul><li>Specific purpose and thesis statements, main points, supporting material, and transitions. </li></ul>
  4. 4. A formal outline <ul><li>Full-sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Entire speech, worded very nearly like the speaker intends to say it with a title page and bibliography </li></ul>
  5. 5. A speaking outline <ul><li>(a.k.a. delivery, key-word) </li></ul><ul><li>Used when practicing and presenting your speech; the words and format are condensed to encourage eye contact rather than reading. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Steps in Organizing and Outlining
  7. 7. Creating a Working Outline <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Type the topic, general purpose, specific purpose, thesis, and main points into your working outline. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Check for correct enumeration and indentation. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Label each speech section. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Write any phrases into complete, declarative sentences. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Label and write out transition statements. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Note sources in parentheses. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Append your works cited page to your outline. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assign your speech a title. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. From Working to Speaking Begin with a working outline Transfer ideas to speaking outline with key-words Add delivery cues Transform to formal outline if required Start practicing
  9. 9. Bibliography <ul><li>O’ Hair, Dan, Stewart, Rob, Rubenstein, Hannah, A Speaker’s Guidebook , Bedford St. Martin (2009) </li></ul>