Kinds of Speeches

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KINDS OF SPEECHES
Persuasive Speech
Persuade-to do or believe something especially by reasoning. What exactly is Persuasive Speech?
-A persuasive speech is written to persuade, or convince the listeners, of the validity of the speaker’s argument. -This might involve persuading someone to change their opinion or at the very least take into account some elements that have not really been considered before. The Main Elements to Writing a Persuasive Speech

1.Credibility- establish by demonstrating expertise, evidence and knowledge of the subject-presenting facts, statistics or quotes together with any personal experiences to make the audience believe in what you are saying. 2.Passion – conveying the subject with enthusiasm, passion and conviction to appeal to the emotions of the audience. The Structure and Outline of a Persuasive Speech

1.Your Opener – the opening must be ice-breaking or attention grabber 2.Introduction – tell them what the speech is about and what your main points will be. 3.Credibility - establish by demonstrating expertise, evidence and knowledge of the subject-presenting facts, statistics or quotes together with any personal experiences to make the audience believe in what you are saying. 4.Confirmation – confirm and repeat the main arguments for the subject. 5.Alternatives – discuss the alternatives to strengthen your claim further. 6.Conclusion – try to go out with a bang or end with a memorable punch line or positive statement. Famous Examples of Persuasive Speech

-Martin Luther King – I Have a Dream
-Winston Churchill – We shall fight them on the beaches
-President John F. Kennedy – Man on the moon
-Barack Obama Speech – Against Going To War With
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