Do Now by ewghwehws

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									                  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
• Blood donation
• Illiteracy
• Soap operas
 Aim: How do you begin a good
           speech?
Get attention and interest of your audience

Reveal the topic of your speech

Establish your credibility and goodwill

Preview the body of the speech
     Aim: How do you begin a good speech?
Get attention and interest of your audience
1. Relate the topic to your audience
2. State the importance of your topic
3. Startle the audience
4. Arouse the curiosity of the audience
5. Question the audience
  – Rhetorical Question: audience answers
     mentally
6. Begin with a quotation
7. Tell a story
      Aim: How do you begin a good speech?
1.   Relate the topic
2.   State the importance • Social Security
3.   Startle the audience • Laughter
4.   Around curiosity     • Steroids
5.   Question             • Blood donation
6.   Begin with a
                          • Illiteracy
     quotation
7.   Tell a story         • Soap operas
 Aim: How do you begin a good speech?
• Reveal the Topic
  –State clearly the topic
  –If 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!
   Aim: How do you begin a good
             speech?
• Establish Credibility and Goodwill
   –Credibility—the audience’s perception
    of whether a speaker is qualified to
    speak on a given topic
   –Goodwill—the audience’s perception
    of whether the speaker has the best
    interests of the audience in mind
   Aim: How do you begin a good
             speech?
• Preview the Body of the Speech
  – Preview Statement-A statement in the
    introduction that identifies the main points
    to be discussed in the body of the speech
  – Prepares the listener for what’s ahead
  – Provide a smooth lead-in to the body
      Aim: How do you begin a good
                speech?
Create an introduction:   •   Social Security
1. Gain the attention     •   Laughter
2. Reveal the topic       •   Steroids
3. Establish your
   credibility
                          •   Blood donation
4. Preview the body of    •   Illiteracy
   the speech             •   Soap operas
      Aim: How do you begin a good speech?
1.   Keep it brief (no more than 10-20% of
     speech)
2.   Be on the lookout for possible introductory
     materials as you develop your main points.
3.   Be creative in devising your introduction.
4.   Don’t worry about the exact wording until
     you have prepared the body of your speech.
5.   Work out your introduction in detail.

								
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