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SCOM 1000, Chp.10

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SCOM 1000, Chp.10 SCom 1000

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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Hagar Notetaker on Wednesday October 5, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to SCom 1000 at Georgia State University taught by Athanasios in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 4 views.


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Date Created: 10/05/16
SCOM 1000 9/29/16 Chp.10: Organize the Speech  Extemporaneous- Outline, not written speech  Organization Affects Audience o Recall  Helps audience remember main idea o Active Listening  Engages listener’s attention span o Personal Satisfaction  When listeners can anticipate what’s coming next  Selecting Main Idea (pg.261) o Identify main idea from thesis o Criteria:  Determine which ideas are essential o Main ideas have specific characteristics  Simplicity, discreetness, parallel structure, balance, coherence, completeness  Arranging Main Ideas 1. Factors a. Logically dependent or logically independent b. Familiarity c. Primary affect i. Where to place strong idea 2. Patterns for arranging main ideas a. Chronological b. Spatial c. Categorical d. Cause-effect e. Problem-solution f. Compare & contrast g. Residues (Process of elimination)  Introductions o Grabbing attention & interest of audience o Influence audience to view you & topic favorably o Clarify thesis/purpose & key points  Types of Introductions o Identify with audience o Referring to speech situation o Stating the purpose o Stating importance of topic o Citing citations or claims o Telling story o Using analogy SCOM 1000 9/29/16 o Asking a rhetorical question o Quoting someone o Using humor  Conclusion: Purpose o Signal that end is near o Summarize main ideas o Make final appeal to audience  Conclusion: Types o Summarizing o Quoting someone o Make personal reference o Challenging audience o Offering a utopian vision  Transitions o Connect intro to body o Most important element of speech o Don’t say “next thing” o Purpose is to create sense of movement between elements o Always have 4 transitions o Every speech should have 3 key-points that flow together  Elements of Effective Transitioning (pg.288) 1. Internal Summary 2. Links ideas 3. Internal previews a. Summarize whole speech  Outlining (Pg. 293) 1. Prep outline 2. Presentation outline a. Put into key words 3. Should have headers a. Topic b. General purpose c. Specific purpose d. Thesis e. Preview statement 4. Preview statement constitutes your supporting ideas that prove main idea


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