The Goal of Persuasive Speaking
Persuasion is a communication process involving both verbal and nonverbal messages.
- The ultimate goal is action or change.
* Adoption asks listeners to demonstrate their acceptance
* Discontinuance asks listeners to avoid certain behavior
* Deterrence asks list
Goals of Persuasive Speaking
I. Persuasive speaking is a communication process involving both verbal and nonverbal message in an attempt to have the listener take action or be influenced.
A. The ultimate goal is action or change.
B. There are four...
Topic: Pet Overpopulation Epidemic
General Purpose: To persuade.
Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience that the public is to blame for the pet overpopulation epidemic.
Central Idea: In order to control the overwhelming population of homeless pets, we need to stop throwi
Persuasive Speech Assignment (Total 100 points)
I. Speech Performance (80 points)
1. Your speech should be based on a question of policy which solves a controversial problem (of national importance) and to persuade your audience that your solution is the best possible one (Please see the atta
Persuasive Speech Self-Evaluation
My topic for my Persuasive Speech was on, “Why should you adopt a pet?” In class, when we were in groups looking over our classmates outlines, my topic was on seatbelt safety law. I thought that topic wasn’t strong enough to have an argument with....
“It’s that sad animal shelter commercial again, change the channel!”
How many of you have said this before? I have. This used to be my
initial reaction almost every time ads of animal adoption agencies
came on TV. This is also probably the general reaction of most