COMM-130, Week 4 Notes
COMM-130, Week 4 Notes Comm 130
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Date Created: 09/17/16
COMM130: Essentials of Public Speaking Ch.10 Intro Bodies and Conclusion Lecture Notes Effective public speaking: Speech practice: verbal, nonverbal. Speech preparation: research, organize, support. Public speaking foundations: speech purpose, topic selection, audience analysis. Introduction: first thing an intro must have is an attention getter: material used to capture the audience’s attention/interest in the beginning of a speech. Attention getter: ex. humor/jokes, starling quote/regular quote, statistic, poll of audience, rhetorical question/question, performance, tell a vivid story, facts, props, reference to the occasion, build suspense, reference to previous speakers. Introduction: Signal your thesis or central idea is the next step. Thesis: a single sentence that expresses the aspect of your topic, it should convey your topic, should not be vague, should not be in a form of a question. Show your audience why they should care. Do not ramble on, on a topic. Give the audience enough to wet their appetite. Establish credibility/ethos: Initial credibility: gained at beginning of speech. Derived credibility: gained during a speech. Terminal credibility: gained at the end of a speech. It can be explicit or implicit. Explain your knowledge. Natural roadmap is time to create. Preview statement: a brief statement of the main points in order. what you are going to be talking about. Three main points. Tell in the exact order and a preview statement. Body: Body: the part of your speech where you present your main points, support it with examples, narratives, testimony’s, and materials. organize your thoughts. Should be FIRST portion of speech written. Choosing main points consider these things: The purpose of your speech. General purpose: perform, persuade or entertain. Specific purpose: what you want the audience to get from your speech. Keep people’s attention. Main points tell a story with sub points. Arranging your speech: Spatial pattern: topics are arranged in order of their geographical location or proximity. Chronological: topics are arranged based on time sequence of past or present, how to do things or history. Causal: speech is arranged based on cause and effect order. Topical: when a diverse of main points exist under an umbrella topic. Connectives: word or phrase that connects the ideas of a speech and shows the relationship. Transitions: Signpost: a word or phrase within a sentence that helps audience understand where you’re going. Conclusion: Transition to your conclusion, ex. in conclusion or a sum up of entire speech creatively. Summarize your main points: Include each main point in your summary. Highlight your thesis: restate what should have been the central idea and the corresponding specific purpose. 2 Restate the importance of the topic to the audience. Make your speech tie into your introduction. Conclude with a quote, story or memorable statement all materials used should be relevant to the speech, end with some kind of relevant message or quote to the overall theme. Impromptu speech: your interpretation of the quote, can’t be wrong it’s your interpretation. 3
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