Informative Speech Preparation
Accordingto the study, there are various steps that a speaker needs to followwhen developing an informative speech. These steps are significantlyimportant for the success of the speech. The study also reveals thatthe main aim of an informative speech is to explain a specificsubject and ensure that the information remains in the minds of theaudience. This paper will focus on some of the major characteristicsof an informative speech and the factors that a speaker needs toconsider when preparing and presenting a speech.
Themajor and most essential goal of an informative speech is to informan audience about a particular issue. According to the study, inorder to achieve this, a speaker needs to take into account the bestway to package complex ideas on the chosen topic. Packaging entailscultivating a topic through research and personal experience.
Anothermajor important note to take into serious account is a method to makethe audience remember. The speaker can consider an emotional appealas it has been found that audiences tend to remember speeches thataccompany some emotion. The study suggests an interesting method ofConfucianism. The speaker can also combine organization, focusedvisualization, and repetition to increase the effectiveness of thespeech.
Ihave learned that for any given type of speech, it is important tomaintain the interest of the audience. The speaker needs to work hisor her way around ensuring that the audience remains captivated.However, it is important to note that Informative speech is differentfrom persuasive speeches. The speaker will need to be careful not tofocus too much on the emotional appeal but instead thread the emotionof the audience by presenting information in a neutral way (O`Hairet al., 2012).
O`Hair,D., Rubenstein, H., & Stewart, R. (2012). APocket Guide to Public Speaking: A PDF-style e-book.Macmillan Higher Education.
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