OVERVIEW OF THE SPEECH COMMUNICATION PROCESS
Communication is the imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions, or information by speech, writing, or signs. It stems from the Latin word “communnis,” which means common. To communicate means to reach out in order to share something in...
In this essay I will be discussing some of the physical trials faced in Stand by me (Chris' gang) which led to an emotional journey to adulthood. The trials the boys faced, I thought weren't all good. I will argue about a physical trial that turned into an emotional trial that made them even worse e...
Aristotle raises the concept of bravery in Book III of the Nicomachean Ethics, and he defines bravery, as possessed by an individual, to be the capacity to be unperturbed, as far as a human being can possibly remain unperturbed. The brave person may fear any sort of thing, be it something...
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
Topic: Buy a Mac, Not a PC
General Purpose: To Persuade
Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience into buying an Apple computer rather than the more “mainstream” PC.
Thesis: From security to simplicity, Macintosh computers prevail over PCs.
SPCH 1315 10:20 MTWR
July 21 2010
Speech Topic: Hydrocephalus
General Purpose: To inform
Specific Purpose: To inform the audience about hydrocephalus and how it affects my brother,...
Friendship is one of the most important points in life. They are the support system that helps kids grow. Friends teach morals and help make choices. Friendship provides a bond with someone who will always be there. No matter what they always want what’s best. Of Mice and Men the top...
27 After Dinner Speech Topics
After dinner speech topics including 27 ideas, golden rules for after dinner speech writing and 8 tips for the delivery of an after dinner speech. The main purpose of this kind of public speaking is to entertain your audience. That doesn't mean you have to avoid seriou...
Good speech topics tutorial. Generate public speaking topics with these speech writing checklists. Look for ideas that are interesting, entertaining, and that can outline and communicate your speech ideas.
I'll show you how to find them.
The key questions below work almost always. They generate lo...
A speech introduction has one main goal: to focus the attention on your central idea by making a clear statement and previewing your main ideas. Write the introduction part of your persuasive speech after you have finished your thesis statement and the supporting points and arguments.
Only than y...
COM 181 OUTLINE FORM: SPEECH
Topic: Anne Frank
General Purpose: To inform
Specific Purpose: To introduce Anne Frank and talk about her life.
Opening: How many of you heard or read about Anne Frank?
Thesis: Today I will discuss the young and short life of one of the m...
After surfing the web, and trying to find a speech that was worthy enough to write about for my Speech Analysis Assignment, I finally found one. The speech that I am doing my analysis on I found on the “YouTube” website. The speech that I chose is a persuasive speech, which was presented by Brai...
Topic: Body Image
What makes a girl sexy? Is it the hour glassed silhouette of a woman and the impossibly proportioned vital statistics of 36-24-36? Is it Angelina Jolie’s pouty lips, or Megan Fox’s toned physique? I’m sure people here have their own bets on the...
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Compiled by Mark LaVergne, DTM, Past International Director of Toastmasters International
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Outline for a speech
Title of your speech
Date of presentation
A. Capture your audience’s attention with a quote, anecdote, or personal experience
B. Build up to your case or the main reason for your speech
C. Summarize the main idea of your speech. Quickly state your t...
Choices shape your life
According to Forrest Gump, “life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” Well, I don’t think so. What Forrest probably wasn’t aware of was that some boxes of chocolate tell you exactly what you’re about to get on the back. So it is to...
Speech Research Form
Use this form to begin your preliminary research into the topic of your speech.
You need to collect information from at least five different database collections using the Park Online Library Databases (http://www.park.edu/library/database.aspx).
In addition, you need a...
Topic: Why choosing health care as a career is a smart choice
General Purpose: To persuade
Specific Purpose: By the end of my speech, my audience should be able to:
A. State why health care is a growing field.
B. Make an informed decision when choosing a career in hea...
English I, Period 07
1 October 2009
A friend is a trustworthy companion, who cherishes the special moments and memories of life with another person. Friendship is an important part in a human’s life, because friends usually mold people’s personal...