Planning Public Speaking. Remember: Public speaking is like an enlarged conversation: Have something to say!. Communication Apprehension is normal and can even be helpful. Presentational Styles. Impromptu Speaking: Little preparation Extemporaneous Speaking: Preparation and practice
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Remember: Public speaking is like an enlarged conversation: Have something to say!
Communication Apprehension is normal and can even be helpful
Impromptu Speaking: Little preparation
Extemporaneous Speaking: Preparation and practice
Manuscript Speaking: Read from script
Memorized Speaking: Without notes
1. Choose a topic that interests you.
2. Know your goal: to persuade, inform, or entertain.
3. Your topic can be summarized by a single clear thesis statement.
4. Know your audience.
Thesis statement: what your speech is about; the main idea.
Purpose statement: what you want your speech to accomplish (what you want the audience to walk away with from your speech
1. Personal Knowledge
3. Media (books, magazines, on- line, etc. Often done in a library.
4. Original research (such as surveys
3. Comparisons: similes (direct) and analogies (indirect)
4. Quotations: credibility comes from appropriate identification
5. Visual Aids: Simple and Large
Introduction (gain attention, provide the purpose, preview the content
Body (Major claims and evidence)
Conclusion (Restate the major points, offer a memorable final though and provide a strong sense of closure
You are writing for the ear
and not the eye
Headings for each section
References to evidence
Exact transcriptions of anything hat will be used verbatim
*Key Word Outline*for COM 114 Speeches
Key phrases and/or words
Use 4 x 6 Index Cards with one heading per card (Number them!)