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Lecture 3

COMM 2081 Lecture 3: Speech Intro and Conclusion


Department
Communication
Course Code
COMM 2081
Professor
Schulte Nancy
Lecture
3

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Speech Intro and Conclusion
Introduction
- Gain attention, interest
- Establish listener relevance
- Establish credibility
- Reveal topic and preview body
How to Gain Attention
Question
Startling Fact
Joke
Story
Quotation
A promise
Credibility: speake’s ualificatios
Listener Relevance: Always relate your topic to the audience
- “hould aswe the audiece’s uestio, What’s i fo e?
Preview Statement: Statement in intro identifying main points of body
Tips for Intro:
- Length (10-15 percent)- approx. 45 seconds
- Look for possible introductory materials as you research (quotes,
stats)
- Be creative
- May find the words for your intro. after finalizing the body
- Practice intro. until delivery occurs without even looking at notes
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