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LI: Topic & Purpose
Step 1 – Choosing a Topic First, you should think about a topic about which you will write. Ideas include: The list is endless. These are only a few examples of the kinds of issue available for your talk. However, it is advised that you choose a topic about which you would be confident in delivering for 5 minutes or more! Hobby Personal Achievement Childhood Sporting Achievement Family & Pets Memorable Journey Academic Achievement Topic
Step 2 - Purpose LI: The Purpose of Talk Think about the purpose of your talk… Are you talking - to inform - to explain - to entertain - to persuade
Step 2 - Purpose PurposeExample To InformA classmate gives a talk about his/her participation in a school trip to France. To ExplainYour Science teacher is explaining how an experiment should be conducted To EntertainA comedian is retelling a humorous incident. To PersuadeA senior pupil is delivering a speech on why the charity that they represent should be supported.
Self-Assessment I have chosen a suitable topic –I have identified possible sources of information –I am confident that I will have sufficient information about my topic I understand why I have chosen this topic –I know the purpose of my talk