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Speech Basics

Know the Purpose

General purposes of a speech:
(1) Inform - Tell who, what, where,when, why, and how.
(2) Explain - Give steps to show how something is done.
(3) Persuade - Give arguments to show why something is or is not a good idea.
(4) Entertain - Shape the material into a humorous story.
(5) Impress Stress value, worth, noble spirit and sentiment. Praise and pay tribute for deeds well done.

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