Jonah-Lyn S. Buscaino
DIFFERENT TYPES OF SPEECH
What is speech according to its purpose?
People have gathered to hear you speak on a specific issue, and they expect to get something out of it immediately. And you, the speaker, hope to have an immediate effect on your audience. The purpose of your speech is to get the response you want. 4 types of speech according to purpose
A Informative Speech- An Informative Speech is like teaching. The purpose of an informative speech is to try to teach something to the audience. You need to tell the audience why the information is useful and valuable. You need to make sure that the audience understands and remembers the essential information. Some examples of an informative speech:
A teacher telling students about earthquakes
A tour guide telling people about the Tower of London
A layout Speech- An layout Speech is like giving someone directions, or explaining the location of a place. It is not very common as a formal speech, but it is something you often have to when explaining to people about a town or large building. A layout speech tells the audience where things are. It may also describe there size and shape. Gestures are very important in a layout speech. Some examples of a layout speech:
An interior designer explaining the layout of the new city hall A police officer giving directions to lost tourists
A Demonstration Speech- A demonstration speech is like an informative speech because you have to teach the audience about something. However, in a demonstration speech you will not just tell the audience about something, you will also tell them how to do something. Your speech will be successful if at the end of your speech the audience can do what you showed them to do. Some examples of a demonstration speech:
A policeman telling someone how to get to the station
A chef telling his audience how to make chocolate cake
A Persuasive Speech-A persuasive...
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