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Mrs. B.'s Ch. 10

Speech Ch. 10 Vocabulary

A public communication in which a speaker imparts new knowledge or more in-depth information on a specific topic to an audience. Informative speech
A technique used to gain or maintain the attention of an audience. Attention device
An attention-getting device utilizing something funny. Humor
A short story, often humorous, that is related to a speaker's topic and is used to capture the listeners' attention. Anecdote
A means of gaining the listener's attention by identifying interests or things the speaker has in common with the audience Common ground technique
An attention-getting device used to demand instantaneous attention from the audience by using hard-to-believe or upsetting statements Shock technique
An attention-getting device developed by temporarily withholding specific information from the audience. Suspense
A word, phrase, sentence, or group of sentences that relates a preceding topic to a succeeding one. Transition
The main part of a speech conclusion in which the basic message is briefly restated. Summary
A startling, attention-getting message used during a speech. Dramatic Statement
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