Presentation on theme: "Do Now: Here are six speech topics. Explain how you might relate each to your classmates in the introduction of a speech: Social Security Laughter Steroids."— Presentation transcript:
1Do Now:Here are six speech topics. Explain how you might relate each to your classmates in the introduction of a speech:Social SecurityLaughterSteroidsBlood donationIlliteracySoap operas
2Aim: How do you begin a good speech? Get attention and interest of your audienceReveal the topic of your speechEstablish your credibility and goodwillPreview the body of the speech
3Aim: How do you begin a good speech? Get attention and interest of your audienceRelate the topic to your audienceState the importance of your topicStartle the audienceArouse the curiosity of the audienceQuestion the audienceRhetorical Question: audience answers mentallyBegin with a quotationTell a story
4Aim: How do you begin a good speech? Relate the topicState the importanceStartle the audienceAround curiosityQuestionBegin with a quotationTell a storySocial SecurityLaughterSteroidsBlood donationIlliteracySoap operas
5Aim: How do you begin a good speech? Reveal the TopicState clearly the topicIf not, listeners will be confused. And once they are confused, your chances of absorbing them into your speech are almost nil.This is a very basic point, but often forgotten!
6Aim: How do you begin a good speech? Establish Credibility and GoodwillCredibility—the audience’s perception of whether a speaker is qualified to speak on a given topicGoodwill—the audience’s perception of whether the speaker has the best interests of the audience in mind
7Aim: How do you begin a good speech? Preview the Body of the SpeechPreview Statement-A statement in the introduction that identifies the main points to be discussed in the body of the speechPrepares the listener for what’s aheadProvide a smooth lead-in to the body
8Aim: How do you begin a good speech? Create an introduction:Gain the attentionReveal the topicEstablish your credibilityPreview the body of the speechSocial SecurityLaughterSteroidsBlood donationIlliteracySoap operas
9Aim: How do you begin a good speech? Keep it brief (no more than 10-20% of speech)Be on the lookout for possible introductory materials as you develop your main points.Be creative in devising your introduction.Don’t worry about the exact wording until you have prepared the body of your speech.Work out your introduction in detail.