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Public speaking

Public speech to a group of audience in a structured, deliberate manner to inform, influence, or entertain.

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topic area inventory chart

Language; Public speaking

A means of determining possible speech topics by listing topics you find of interest and subjects your audience finds of interest, and matching them.

informative value

Language; Public speaking

A measure of how much new and important information or understanding a speech conveys to an audience.

brainstorming

Language; Public speaking

A method of generating ideas by free association of words and thoughts.

comparative advantages order

Language; Public speaking

A method of organizing persuasive speeches in which each main point explains why a speaker's solution to a problem is preferable to other proposed solutions.

problem-cause-solution order

Language; Public speaking

A method of organizing persuasive speeches in which the first main point identifies a problem, the second main point analyzes the causes of the problem, and the third main point presents a solution ...

Monroe's motivated sequence

Language; Public speaking

A method of organizing persuasive speeches that seek immediate action. The five steps of the motivated sequence are attention, need, satisfaction, visualization, and action.

problem-solution order

Language; Public speaking

A method of speech organization in which the first main point deals with the existence of a problem and the second main point presents a solution to the problem.

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