Purpose: To persuade my audience that the excessive use of internet
(i.e. social media) and modern technology (i.e. smartphones, tablets, etc.) is hindering and restricting our creativity.
Organization: Use the appropriate pattern of organization: (i.e. cause
& effect, problem-solution, chronological, topical, categorical, etc.)
Outline of the speech
Attention-getter – something that really gets the audience’s attention
II. Thematic Statement – A statement of your topic and your specific stand on
Establish credibility – be specific, ie. the specific website, periodical,
Preview Statement. Stating the main points
I- Please include 3 main ideas backed up by
II- Determine what is most worthwhile, interesting, and important to include in
your speech. (be selective about what you use.)
Summary – reiterate thematic statement
Text book reference:
o Beebe, Steven & Beebe,
Susan. (2015).Public Speaking. An Audience-Centered Approach. Ninth Edition.
Boston, MA: PEARSON.