Communication studies 105
11/ 30/ 2007
(Significance and background) Everybody in this class room has had or will have children. Anyway it will happen that your kids will become the most important point of your life. You will do everything to keep
Abraham Lincoln’s 1863CE speech “The Gettysburg Address” and Socrate’s 399BCE speech “No Evil can happen to a good man” have withstood the test of time and has given the present and future generations with a speech worth studying. Although both speeches were given at different times, in
If there’s one thing a lot of people value these days, it’s a powerful looking body. And if you’re an athlete, you want to make that body as powerful as it can be.
So if an athlete wants to add some muscle, what can they do? Well, they can work out…
or they can inject some anabolic ste
Topic: illegal immigration
General Purpose: to persuade
Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to be pro illegal immigration.
Central Idea: I will persuade you that illegal immigrants should be allowed to stay in the
Going Green with Wave Energy
The Wave of the Future
With 70 percent of the Earth's surface covered by water, it is certainly feasible that flowing water should be a good source of alternative energy.
Energy can be produced by strategically locating turbine engines in th
John F. Kennedy once said, “I am not the Catholic candidate for President. I am the Democratic Party's candidate for President, who happens also to be a Catholic.” In this single sentence, he uses a method of Aristotle’s persuasive speech making. One of the greatest examples of using rhetorica
Speech to Entertain: A Guide
Rationale and Definition
If your instructor assigned you to do a speech to entertain, you are lucky. Since so many public speaking text book authors declare entertainment as one of the three major goals of a public speech, it is a great skill to practic
Speech 101: Introduction to Oral Communication
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Do you smoke? Do you enjoy cigarette smoke? I’m sure that you do not, but many other people do and not each of them is aware of the harm, caused to his health by each smoked cigarette. Now you have the chance to improve the lives of many smokers, preparing a convincing speech about the dangers of
On the Lincoln Memorial more than forty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. touched America with his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. This speech spoke about the racial injustice towards the black community of America and demanded change. The theme of this speech was that all human beings were created
In 1950’s America, the equality of man envisioned by the Declaration of Independence was far from a reality. People of color — blacks, Hispanics, Asians — were discriminated against in many ways, both overt and covert. The 1950s were a turbulent time in America, when racial barriers
PRESENTING THE SPEECH
“Using Visual Aids
* Visual aids are an aid to communication, not a substitute for it. People have become bored by PowerPoint slides, so you have to work doubly hard to keep them interested.
* They save time and add interest
* They improve listener understanding
Persuasive Speech Outline
Introduction: Roughly 115,000 women and young adults around the world are getting abortions each day (Abortion Facts, no author and date). Women believe there are many reasons to get abortions such as fear of having or raising a child, rape, or not having enough money. Bu
During the past six weeks I have developed a better sense of confidence when it comes to speaking in public. This is something that I have worked on when preparing for different kinds of speeches over the past six weeks. I felt that being afraid of speaking in public was not normal, but many people
Persuasive Speech Outline
General Purpose: To persuade
Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience to stop anybody they know from smoking to
prevent damage to their health.
Organizational Pattern: Monroe’s Motivated Sequence.
I. Attention step:
You may wonder what our future generation may lo
As I considered choosing speech towards the end of my first college experience, I decided, “why not take a jump, and just go for it?” So I did. With taking college algebra, art appreciation, and an online course as well I feared that adding a speech class would become over whelming, however it d
Professor Kelly Murphy
College Composition II
26 February 2012
Rhetorical Essay of George W. Bush’s Speech, 9/11 Address to the Nation
I read and watched George W. Bush’s “9/11 Address to the Nation” and found the speech to be ineffective. The President’s speech start
Cory Weinberg 3-3-06 Persuasive Speech Outline- The Importance of Social Tolerance I. Attention A. Hook 1. 100,000 children miss school everyday out of fear of attack or intimidation by other students. Over the course of the year, nearly one-fourth of students across America reported that they had b
IGNACIO, SHARMAINE S.
SIGNS OF LOVE
“I’ve found the one”, this is the famous line from the commercial HEAD and SHOULDERS. Think about it? Do you think you’ve already found the one for you? According to studies, most of the people ages sixteen (16) had already found the
Persuasive Speech Outline
Topic: Academic Pressure
Organizational Pattern: Problem-Solution
Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience that academic pressure can have a huge toll on a student’s mind and body.
Primary Audience Outcome: I want the audience to know how they can reduce the stress