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Delivering a Persuasive Speech

Delivering a Persuasive Speech  Douglas A. Parker  August 13, 2001 | Amazon Products | |Subject(s):  Language Arts/Reading and Public Speaking |Links of Note | |[pic] | |Overview:   Students need to understand that how they say something and how they physically present |Persuasive Essay Topics form| | | |themselves are just as important as what they say.  By understanding...

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Reflection on Speech Class

considered choosing speech towards the end of my first college experience, I decided, “why not take a jump, and just go for it?” So I did. With taking college algebra, art appreciation, and an online course as well I feared that adding a speech class would become over whelming, however it did not. I believe while making my decision to take a fifteen week course of speech through Holly in Daytona Beach was an important decision my success in the class. Instead of having a speech a week, (for a seven...

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Oral Presentation - Persuasive Speech

levels of meaning. THE TASK Give the context/connect to what has been studied in class - use sentences. Insert visual. We have been studying the language features and structures used in persuasive speeches. You are to present a persuasive speech taking on the persona of one of the following people: Travel agent persuading people to travel to a particular holiday destination Captain of a sporting team persuading the team that 2014 is their year Life coach telling the audience that they...

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Speech Critique: Sermon

you go to church knowing you will be preached to about Jesus and God, it isn't just that. There are life lessons to be learned and they can be applied to everyday life and he did a really good job at "teaching" us something meaningful through his speech, which isn't easy to do. He used a thesis, posing a question if we truly know what means to be baptized and if we are truly living our lives as disciples of Jesus Christ. He began by telling a story about the bible and Jesus' baptism, then explained...

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Informative Speech on How to Dress

| Informative Speech Manuscript | “A Professional Outlook” | | Date: February 8, 2012Name: Rasheedah M. Hasan | | | Thesis: Appropriate dressing in a professional setting can determine the attitude an employer may develop when first meeting you. As you can see, I have two people standing here in both business attire, and formal wear. You’re probably thinking to yourself why are they dressed so differently? As people, it takes the average person seven seconds to judge an...

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Obama's Commencement Speech

Obama’s Speech Everybody knows how good of a speaker Obama is. His speeches always seem to convince the audience, but it is not by everybody understood what distinguishes him from other speakers. Certain skills he frequently uses help him reach his main purpose, but the question remains what these skills include. Therefore, the aim of this commentary is explain how the use of rhetorical devices makes Obama’s speeches stand out and memorable. Rhetorical devices are techniques that an author or speaker...

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Exercises to Improve Your Clarity of Speech

There are different ways on how to improve your clarity of speech. Having clear speech requires a relaxed face and jaw. Here are a few exercises to improve the clarity of your speech. Step 1. Practice jaw exercises to enhance clarity of speech. Use a mirror to aid you in this step. Here are three exercises to help. These also help relax the jaw, making speech a lot clearer:  Make wide chewing motions while humming gently.  Stretch every muscle in your jaw and face. Open your mouth as wide...

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Speech Critique-Jfk Innagrual Address

ever given. This speech was intended to be heard by all of the citizens of the US, and with over 20,000 in attendance, and many more watching at home on television, he reached much of his targeted audience. I believe he used this speech to inform the citizens of the United States about what he planned to do for the country while in office, as well as to motivate the citizens to come together and work toward a goal of peace and liberty, which is what he hoped to achieve. The speech was very well organized...

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Speech: Education and New School Term

GoodWhat is a speech?Speeches are talks delivered in public on formal and informal occasions.There are many types of speeches such as 'welcome speech', 'thank you speech' and 'farewell speech'. Besides, there are also speeches on topics of interest and social issues. The PRESENT TENSE IS USUALLY USEDwhen you write out a speech.Sample question:You are the head prefect in your school. At the beginning of the new school term, you have been asked to remind students about the school regulations. Write...

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Self Analysis Speech

I have always been terrified of giving speeches, the night before a speech I usually can not sleep just thinking about standing in front of a large audience. After reading these tips, I will incorporate tip # 3 into my next speech. By using tip #3, I’ll feel more comfortable speaking to three people instead of the whole class; and it will also help me remember to look to all parts of the class when speaking. Dear Mrs. Ohs, When sending email to your professors we must remember to be professional...

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