Here are some topics I gleaned from various sources/books/internet cites. It is unlikely that you will be able to persuade an audience to change a value or principle. Consider a topic that involves making an incremental change. Additionally, if an audience already agrees with your speech
The speech “I Have a Dream,” by Martin Luther King Jr., is looked at as an argumentative speech. He is calling the Negroes to rise above their persecution and that all men, women, and children should be free. King made that calling solely on his values. He valued the principle of all people no m
Speech #1—Presenting Me! A Speech About Yourself
• Prepare a speech about YOU. This speech will be informative, not persuasive. As you craft the speech, begin by thinking of the one thing you want your audience to know about you. Here are examples of possible thesis statements:
Speech to Entertain: An Overview
The primary purpose of a speech to entertain is to have the audience relax, smile and enjoy the occasion. The speech should have a central theme or a focus. A series of jokes will NOT work well for this type of speech. Good speeches to entertain typically mix humor
Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience why the U.S. Congress should pass legislation mandating the labeling of food containing genetically modified organisms (GMO).
Central Idea: Genetically modified organisms in our food supply are not sufficiently tested and can cause harm not only...
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Competent Communicator Manual
Preview of the Competent Communicator Manual
(the Basic TI Manual – the First 10 Speeches)
Every Toastmaster receives this manual with their “new member” packet.
You chose the topic and content;...
Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience to donate to my charity, Love146.
Central Idea: Love146 is the most deserving charity because of the work they are doing around the world to stop child sex slavery.
I. (Attention-getting device): She was only a nu
Sample Informative Speech Outline
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the different forms of pain management used during childbirth.
Central Idea: Pain management is an important aspect of childbirth that women need to educate themselves on so they can make an informed decision when
By what mean does President Obama try to win, keep and persuade his audience in this speech
President Obama try’s to win, keep and persuade his audience in this speech in many different ways and using many different techniques and I am going to outline some of those ways below.
Firstly, he cha
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
Graduation Speech (sample)
Friends, graduates, and anyone who can remember the sweet taste of a welcome future with the spice of opportunity. Let's celebrate with our friends here who represent the future. Let's indulge in the bounty of choices, possibilities, and adventures that are ripe and rea
Sample Political Speech
If you’re sitting here at town hall tonight, it means you want answers. You’re here on your own time because you care about this town—and you want to make sure I care about it as much as you do. You want to make sure I’ll bring real solutions with me to office, not j
THS ENGLISH ESSENTIALS FOR ALL KEY STAGES / TECHNIQUE TABLE
Text Type: Persuade/Argue
If you are trying to persuade a reader, you need to ‘sell’ your ideas using some of the following techniques:
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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
4. Banning Smoking
Sample Outline for an Informative Speech
Adapted from a speech by Harinder Kaur
General Purpose: To persuade
Specific Purpose: I want to persuade my audience that smoking is dangerous to both smokers as well as non-smokers and should be banned.
Thesis Statement: The Californi
PERSUASIVE SPEECH OUTLINE SAMPLE - MOTIVATED SEQUENCE PATTERN By Fui Oili (with modifications made by S. Pastor) TITLE: Vacation in Hawaii GENERAL PURPOSE: To persuade SPECIFIC PURPOSE (GOAL): To persuade my audience to choose to take a vacation to the neighbor islands before taking a vacation out o
SAMPLE STUDENT OUTLINE
Persuasive Speech Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience to take action against second-hand smoke and the problems it causes. New laws can help protect nonsmokers from second-hand smoke and the problems it causes.
I. Introduction A.
Sample Persuasive Speech Outline
Topic: Factory Farming
Organizational Pattern: Monroe’s Motivated Sequence
Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience that factory farms are dangerous and abusive and therefore need to be banned.
Primary Audience Outcome: I the want the audience to jo
Traditional On Campus Class
Welcome to the Traditional On Campus version of Speech 103 Oral Communication!
I look forward to getting to know each of you.
Over the years, I have learned that many of you dread taking this class (don’t w
Speech Assignment Five
Type of speech: Persuasive
Persuasive type: Question of policy
Time limits: 6-7 minutes
Visual aid: Required
Typed outline: Required
Copy of Sources Used: 4 Required
This is the most important speech