Public Speaking

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Chapter 9
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The introduction

get attention and interest
reveal the topic
establish credibility and goodwill
preview the body of the speech

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methods of gaining attention

relate your topic to the audience
state the importance of your topic
startle the audience
arouse the curiosity of the audience
question the audience
begin with a quotation
tell a story

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Creditability

the audience’s perception of whether a speaker is qualified

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Goodwill

perception of whether the speaker has the best interests of the audience

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rhetorical question

the audience answers mentally

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preview statement

introduction of a speech that identifies the main points to be discussed in the bod of the speech

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tips for preparing

be concise: no more than 10-20 percent of the total speech
look for possible introductory materials as you do your research
be creative in devising your introduction

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Tips for Preparing the Introduction

finalize the exact wording of your introduction after you have finished preparing the body of the speech
work out the content and delivery of your introduction in detail

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the conclusion

signal the end of the speech
reinforce the central idea

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Tips for preparing the conclusion

look for possible concluding materials as you do your research
conclude with a bang nor a whimper
be brief: usually no more that 5-10 percent of the total speech
work out the content and delivery of your conclusion in detail

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crescendo ending

a conclusion in which the speech builds to a zenith of power and intensity

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dissolve ending

generates emotional appeal by fading step by step to a dramatic

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methods of reinforcing the central idea

summarize your speech
end with a quotation
make a dramatic ending