Presentation on theme: "Making a Public Speech. Features of your Speech Make sure you use persuasive language… for example Emotive language (use strong adjectives best, most."— Presentation transcript:
Features of your Speech Make sure you use persuasive language… for example Emotive language (use strong adjectives best, most important, stunning and verbs will, need, must, should, could) Make it personal – I/we to make your speech strong and personal; use the second person You to involve your audience. Forceful or memorable phrases Clusters of three – three reasons, three benefits, three emotive words.
Features of your Speech Use statistics (made up, if necessary!) use information to support your ideas. Dont just keep saying I THINK. Explain what you believe and why. Humour Come up with memorable phrases or a slogan. Alliteration Metaphor Simile
Features of your Speech Rhetorical questions: questions that dont actually require an answer (eg Do you want all children in school to suffer? Or Can you really live without this marvellous pen? Make what you say sound as if it is important. Appeal to feelings and emotions: sympathy, empathy, guilt.
Features of your Speech Threaten them – tell the person what will happen if you dont get your way. Strong conclusion – end your speech with a summary that will fix your ideas firmly in the audiences mind. Remember that this will be the last thing that the examiner marks.