Persuasive Speech Outline
Topic: We must get enough sleep.
General purpose: To persuade.
Specific purpose: I would like to persuade the audience about why we must get enough sleep.
Central idea: Getting enough sleep help us to increase alertness and memory function. Sleep also help us to lower our daily stress and to avoid cardiovascular disease.
A. Attention getter
- I will show the short video clip about people who are sleepy.
B. Background information of the topic
- What is sleep? Sleep is a naturally recurring state characterized by reduced or absent consciousness, relatively suspended sensory activity, and inactivity of nearly all voluntary muscles.
C. Preview of the speech (central idea)
- Why do we need to get enough sleep? Enough sleep helps us to increase alertness and memory function, lower our daily stress level and help us to prevent overweight or obese.
(Transition to body of speech: Now that we have seen the briefly definition about sleep. Let's take a look at reasons about why we need get enough sleep.I will make you realize why enough sleep is important to you with the first reason.)
A. Main point 1: Sleep help to increase alertness and memory function.
i- You need to believe confidently that getting enough sleep help to increase alertness and memory function. It is much easier to stay alert and focused if you have had sufficient sleep.
ii- It is because when you get enough sleep, you will have a better alertness and a better memory because when you sleep enough your brain processes the thoughts and events of the previous day properly.
iii- Based on myself experience, when I have sufficient sleep I fell more refreshed and energized to perform daily routines. As a result enough sleep encouraged me to be alert and stay focus on the important work that needs to be done.
(Transition to main point 2: You have seen on