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Basic Speech Organization Pattern
Transcript of Basic Speech Organization Pattern
and Presentation Tips
Plan the Trip...
to enjoy the journey!
Tell 'em what you're going to tell 'em
Hooks audience into the topic
Story, statistics, quote, visual, fact, example
Statement with which one can disagree
"Point" of the Speech
Highlights Main Points
Leads audience through organization
Tell 'em what you told 'em
Rule of Three
Transitions in between
"Sign posts"; internal previews; internal reviews
3 to 5 Main Points
"Chunk" like parts together
Repeats main points
Restate the "point"
Story, quote, stat, fact, example, etc.
Ties it all together
Enjoy the Journey!
A Path Worth Following
If you are going no where
you will wind up
no where in
Taking the audience on a journey
without a map is...
Have a SPECIFIC PURPOSE -
what do you want the audience to think,
feel or do?
Make a "point":
have a thesis, theme or guiding principle...
Delivery - there is no substitute for honest enthusiasm!
Keep it Simple!
Stories, facts, quotes, stats, etc.
Stay on the Path!
Choose Words for Imagery...
Stick to the (Time) Plan!
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End in good place...
Take away, call to action, closing thought, quote, image, etc.
People remember the last part the best!
Eye contact, gestures, vocal expressiveness, etc.
Your audience only plans for a short trip - make every second of the adventure count!
If you don't know, neither will they!
Use descriptive examples and illustrations
Such as making
Choose Images for Imagery...
Tell a Story!
Enhance the Story!
Make it Memorable!
Support your message ...
28 point minimum
Key words only
Say it with pictures
Once Upon a Time...
Everyone loves a good story!