Speech (Preparation) outline
Include your speech title here: The breakup of a friendship
General Purpose: To define. To describe. To explain.
Specific Purpose: To relate a true story on a breakup of a friendship of mine during the secondary school days. Additionally, it is to describe and explain how this collapse of a friendship has affected me and what I have learnt from it. To tell about surviving a tough reality, and how to rediscover yourself and find happiness in other better friendships. Thesis: The aftermath of a friendship can allow time for self-discovery, more worthwhile friendships, and a chance to do things you want to do.
1) Greetings. I’m going to be talking about a breakup of a friendship of mine. Unnecessary but I would like all of you to know his name. 2) Attention Getter. He’s probably the weirdest guy I ever met; he is unlike any other normal human being. Just like a few of you, we probably don’t like being normal or hanging out with normal people. 3) Preview of main points. The introduction of how we met and some of the memories we had. What caused the sudden change and breakup. What actually happened after the friendship had collapsed.
1) Main Point #1. The introduction of how we met and how this entire friendship came about. How it started and every event that led to this friendship. A) On the first day of orientation, I was just minding my own business when I felt a tap on my shoulder. I turned around and saw this guy smiling brightly at me and spoke to me. * “If she ever talked to you, do ignore her. She is rather annoying.” While pointing to the girl seated beside him. 2) Main Point #2. From that day on, we started hanging out. Recess, after school, before school. Every day is a new day to have some fun. Some of the memories we had are really unforgettable. A) He encouraged me to join Volleyball when I had no CCA. * When I joined, the...