Texting and Driving Speech

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CENTER FOR MODERN LANGUAGES & HUMAN SCIENCES
PUBLIC SPEAKING
SUBJECT CODE
UHL 4012
PUBLIC SPEAKING
TITLE
PERSUASIVE SPEECH OUTLINE
DATE OF SUBMIT
14TH DECEMBER 2011
NAME & ID NUMBER
NORDIANA BINTI YAZID
AA10195
LECTURER
MADAM ZAILIN SHAH BINTI YUSOFF
REMARKS

ENDORSEMENT

Topic: Gadget
Title: The use of cell phone should be banned while driving. General Purpose: To persuade
Specific Purpose: To convince my audience that the use of cell phone while driving is dangerous. Central Idea: The use of cell phone should be banned while driving because of the minds not focus on the driving,the driving and the distraction by the phone. Organization: Problem, solution, solution

Main Point:
Point
Elaborate
Mind cannot focus on driving
Distraction from the cell phone
Effects: accident/injury
Effects: jeopardize people around
Example: The driver will not focus with the driving and will endanger people around if there are mistakes while driving. (statistic)
Hand phone should be banned
Banning the usage of cell phone while driving
Harm people around
Solution: Goverment need to be aggresive on settling this issue.
Solution: Government need to fine the driver with high prices.
Example –state of Massachusetts have given the penalty to the driver that is found guilty will be fine for $100 for first offense and the second offence will be $250 and the third offence will be $500.

Driving & distraction
To have slower braking time
Solution: Installing Rumble Strips along road to get attention of the driver.

Topic
Gadget
Title
The use of cell phone should be banned while driving
General Purpose
To persuade
Specific Purpose
To convince my audience that the use of cell phone while driving is dangerous Central Idea
The use of cell phone should be banned while driving because minds cannot focus on the driving, the ways to overcome this problem which are the government need to fine driver that found guilty with high prices and the government need to improve the roads condition such as installing the “Rumble strips”. Organization

Problem, Solution, Solution
INTRODUCTION
Open with impact/ Attention getter
Cell phone is a gadget where people tend to use to make call, give short message service (SMS).(suddenly the phone is ringing and I picked it up while doing presentation).
Tie to the audience/ reason to listen
Back to my slide, fact says that we cannot do two things at the same time. Based on what I acted just now showing that while I gave my speech, and someone just call me at the same time, I cannot do that both. It is related with while we are driving, and someone just calls us, and then we tend to do or focus on just one thing. Why I am saying that? That is because we use only half of our brain to process for what we do.

Credibility statement/ material
When I drove back to my hometown and yes, sometimes I am talking on the phone while driving. So, after few times seeing some accident and the impact when using hand phone while driving, I get my knees shake.

Preview of main points/ central idea
For today, I will convincing you that cell phone need to be banned while driving because the minds will not focus on the driving and how to overcome this problem which is the government need to fine driver that found guilty with high prices and the government should improve the roads condition such as put the “rumble strips”. Transition to body of speech:

First of all, we need to know what the problem in this statement is. BODY
Main point 1
When we are driving in a car while talking on the phone, our mind cannot focus on the road because one hand with the phone and one hand manoeuvre the car.
Supporting details 1
Certain studies show that driving while talking on the phone can lead to injury or increasing the crash risk.
Supporting details 2
Example like a study by Suzanne McEvoy and colleagues of driver on 2005 in...
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