Public Speaking for College & Career: Introductions and Conclusions Flashcards


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Goals of the Introduction

  1. capture and hold your audience's attention
  2. to prepare you audience intellectually and psychologically for the body of the speech
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Attention Material

  • the part of the introduction designed to capture the audience's interest
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Hypothetical Illustration

  • an imaginary scenario that illuminates a point
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Rhetorical Question

  • a question asked solely to stimulate interest and not to elicit a reply
  • triggers curiosity
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Overt-Response Question

  • a question asked to elicit a direct, immediate reply
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Orienting Material

  • the part of the introduction that gives listeners the information they need to fully understand and believe the rest of the speech
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Three Most Common Ways to Orient Your Audience

  1. give background information
  2. establish your credibility
  3. preview the body of your speech
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credibility

  • Audience perception of a speaker as believable, trustworthy, and competent
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Preview

  • A preliminary look at the highlights of the speech