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Previewing the Audience-Centered Speechmaking Process

Speech topic the key focus of the content of a speech
You have to look at the occasion to discover the -----. Purpose
General purpose the overarching goal of a speech to inform, persuade or entertain
specific purpose a concise statement of the desired audience response, indicating what you want your listeners to remember, feel or do when you finish speaking
Develop a central idea which is a one-sentence summary of the speech content
Main ideas the key points of a speech
invention the development or discovery of ideas and insights
Supporting Material should be interesting supporting material and usually visual support is better
Disposition the organization and arrangement of ideas and illustrations
Recap the nine steps on public speaking process: (9) Consider the audience, select and narrow the topic, determine the purpose, develop the central idea, generate your main ideas, gather supporting material, organize your speech, rehearse your speech, and deliver your speech
Created by: kccroy