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  • Speak to informSpeak to persuadeSpeak to entertainSpeak to motivate

  • Informative speaking informs listeners by teaching them something they dont already know.Informative speaking involves:Gaining listener interest (creating information hunger)Increasing audience understanding (helping audiences comprehend the information)Teaching rather than influencing (educating without attempting to change beliefs, values, and actions)

  • Speeches about issues (not recommended because it is difficult to discuss controversial issues without bias) Speeches about events (The Cherry Mine Disaster in 1909)Speeches about people (The Maroons of Jamaica, serial killer Edmund Kemper)Speeches about objects (the new wheelchair WHILL, Cotards Syndrome)

  • Speeches about concepts (not recommended because it is difficult to discuss concepts without bias and opinion)Speeches about processes: (the creation of a ghost heart, how to start a college fund)Speeches about politics: (discuss a specific law or a political process but be careful not to share opinions on controversial headlines or current policies)

  • Speak to defineDenotative meaning dictionary meaning of VirusConnotative meaning culturally implied meaning of Virus Etymology origin or history of the marriage ceremonySynonyms words with the same meaningAntonyms words with the opposite meaningExamples providing examples of endangered sea life, providing examples of occupations in the communication fieldCompare and Contrast compare and contrast marriage ceremonies in Japan and U.S., compare legal definition to religious definition of marriage

  • Speak to Describe -portraying person, place, object or experiencePhysical description of the Mona Lisa Psychological description of loveSpeak to Explain providing why it happened or how it happenedBe careful when addressing why because your explanation of why is potentially biased and opinionated. Speak to Demonstrate demonstrating how to do something