GETTING TO KNOW YOUR PAL
30 January 2014
(Chapter 2, p.15-22)
3 types of purposes: informative, persuasive, or special occasion.
Given to share information with others. Objective is for information to be related as clearly and
effectively as possible. You want material to be interesting to capture listener’s attention and for
them to retain information.
Used to generate action by the audience or influence behavior. Can be used in a logical
approach, feeling and emotion, or speaker’s credibility to appeal to the audience.
SPECIAL OCCASION PRESENTATIONS
Anything from welcome speech, introductory speech, acceptance speech, or exit speech. Once
you have determined the type of presentation you will be giving, identify whom you will be
Who are they and what do they expect from you. When you are able to choose the topic
yourself, knowing who composes the audience will le