...Informative Speech Activity Name: Unknown Speech Title: Chicago Specific Purpose Statement: “I will inform my classmates about Chicago. I will explain what things you can see, do, eat, and the teams that that make Chicago, Chicago to all the Chicagoans. Thesis Statement: Chicago - a place that is not overrated. I. INTRODUCTION A. Gaining the Audience's Attention: Is anyone else besides me from Chicago or has at least been to Chicago? B. Preview of Main Points - (1) Major sites in Chicago that you must see. (2) Places and things you must do while in Chicago. (3) The best food to eat in Chicago that doesn’t taste the same anywhere else. (4) The teams in Chicago that help build Chicago year round. II. MAIN BODY A. First Point: Major sites in Chicago that you must see. 1. Sears Tower. 2. Lincoln Park, Grant Park, Wicker Park. 3. Field Museum. 4. Soldier Field, Wrigley Field. B. Second Point: Places and things you must do while in Chicago. 1. Go to the Navy piers. 2. Go to downtown Chicago walk around and shop. 3. Go during the Jazz Festival. 4. Go to Taste of Chicago. C. Third Point: The best food to eat in Chicago that doesn’t taste the same anywhere else. 1. Chicago-styled deep-dished pizza. 2. Polish Sausage and Italian Beef. 3. Bongo Room. 4. White Castle. D. Fourth Point: The teams in Chicago that...
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...Informative Speech Assignment Information Speeches: 4 - 5 minutes Speech Day: Come to class early on speech days Do not disrupt other speeches by arriving late! Turn in your speech outline with a references page Purpose of Speech: To support a clear, one-sentence thesis To use at least three different kinds of supporting material To organize the speech with an appropriate and discernible structure To experiment with creative vocal delivery and presentation To demonstrate principles of effective audience-centered public speaking Please choose one of the following formats for your informative speech: • Present an activity, routine, or practice in a “how-to” instructional teaching lesson • Pick an everyday item and teach your audience “how-to” use it for a purpose it was not intended for Your informative speech should focus on the following: • Constructing creative ways to share information and communicate your credibility as a knowledgable speaker • Employing narrative (stories) and sensorial or image-rich language (metaphors etc.) • Presenting with enthusiasm and sharing your interest in this topic/process with us Your informative speech will be graded on the following criteria: • Practiced and improved delivery • Creative use of stories, vocals, images, gestures, body movement, props, and/or space • Turned in and typed speech outline (must be turned in on the day you speak) • Your ability to manage your time When planning your speech: • Tell a...
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...Informative Speech Introduction 1. In the contemporary world, underage drinking has become a global phenomenon especially in the developed countries such as in the US. As a result, the Oklahoma State has taken various measures to curb the vice. This is the reason behind the enactment of the Underage drinking laws-Social Host Law. The law was enacted in order to; a) Minimize the circumstances that lead to death of a minor or suffering physical injuries b) To enhance concentration at school especially for the minors c) To make societies responsible for their young people and develop virtues that would lead to productive work in future d) Promote healthy social life Body (Translation: I will begin by outlining the aspect of underage drinking, Oklahoma’s Social Host law and specifically where Cody’s law emanated from) 1. Consumption of alcohol by the young people in the US is prohibited especially for people who are below 21 years. However, despite the minimum age that is set for people who buy alcohol being 21 years in all the states, the legal requirements varies significantly. For instance: a) Wagenaar and Melvin argue that some states have exceptions whereby they allow some individuals who are below 21 years to consume alcohol (37). This indicates that the laws are not uniformly implemented across the states. b) In Ohio State, the social host law has not been limited to the drinking parties by the underage. Therefore any action that is undertaken by an underage......
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...COMM 10- Elements of Public Speaking Master Make-up Artistry (Informative Speech) Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about the three major types of make-up needed to be a master make-up artist. Central Idea: High Fashion, Character and Prosthetic/Special effects make-up are all skills required in order to be considered a master make-up artist in the industry. Introduction When I was about 3 or 4, I remember watching my mom put on her make up and being completely fascinated by it. Well being the curious little kid that I was, I decided to be exactly like mommy and do what she did. Bad idea! I ended up in the emergency room because I had super glued by eyelashes together. Needless to say, my first experience with “make-up” was not what I’d call great. Since then though, I have grown to love make-up and so I started to wonder what makes someone a master of makeup. Body I. High fashion make-up is the foundation or rather the basics of all three make-up types. A. It’s used to identify a person’s skin type, bone structure, eyebrow and face shape. 1. Identifying all these factors into helping determine what products to use on an individual. B. Its application is solely for beauty purposes. 1. You mostly see this kind of make-up done in editorial spreads in magazines, on television, in films or on the runway. II. Character make-up is to help define and develop the characteristics needed for a certain role. A. This process helps......
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...COMM 100-06 Informative Speech Outline Title: MEDIA AND YOU Speaker: Specific Purpose: At the end of my speech, the audience will be able to take steps to ensure they and their loved ones are using social networking sites to their full advantage. Central Idea: Time is money and a huge aspect in our lives which we cannot rewind so we must use it wisely and efficiently especially in regards to the time spent on social networking sites to have a positive impact on our lives. Introduction: According to the Nielsen Company survey back in August 2009 social networking and blogging sites accounted for 17% (about one in every six minutes) of all time spent on the internet. That statistic is three years old, as of today that percentage has increased rapidly due to the almost one billion members on Facebook alone, while Twitter is growing at an increasing rate. In the wise words of the great Jim Morrison “Whoever controls the media, controls the mind,” are extremely valid because everything we talk about in our daily lives has been influenced by another person whether it be reading a newspaper, listening to the radio, or watching television. In the ensuing few minutes I will be discussing the positives, and negatives of social networking while also how we can incorporate the benefits into our lives to make social networking a huge advantage in our lives. Body: I. Disadvantages of Social Networking A. Privacy Issues 1) Stalkers and complete strangers can view......
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...Ma. Sarah Katrina F. Santos June 16, 2014 11229888 SPEECOM - C32 Informative Speech How many of you thinks that having more customers is better than having fewer customers for a business? Can I see a show of hands? Alright. I presume that for those who said yes, which is the majority, raised their hand for the same reason. More customers mean more people buying and more people buying mean more profits for the company, isn’t it? Sounds sensible but I hate to break it to you but those of you who said yes are wrong. Today I will transform that thinking to exactly the opposite. I will introduce based on a new study the idea of ‘less is more’. Focusing on a smaller number of customers could help a company speed up growth, increase profit and improve long-term health. I am going to talk about how top companies gain customers, how they keep them and how these customers help them in expanding their business. They don’t need a lot of customers, just the right ones to keep them on top. First point is, fewer customers can speed up the company’s growth. Would you believe that some companies actually go out of business because of too many customers? Yes, that is true. The problem with these companies is they get very overwhelmed with the influx of customers that they forget to establish a connection with their customers. According to Forbes, this is one of the top 5 reasons why 8 out of 10 businesses fail - because they are not really in touch with their......
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Child Abuse - Informative Speech
...Children. Does it really take someone to sing about child abuse for us to realize just how much this is affecting the children of the world? Age, Sex, Race, or Religion does not discern child abuse. Any child can face any of the following abuse at any time, sexual abuse, physical abuse, or even neglect. Approximately 702,000 children were victims of maltreatment. Sexual abuse is the third most common type of abuse that is reported. Just fewer than 10% of these 702,000 were sexual abused. Krugman & Jones define sexual abuse as, “ the involvement of dependent, immature children in sexual activities that they do not fully comprehend and therefore to which they are unable to give informed consent.” The second most reported type of abuse is physical abuse. These statistics show that over 15% of the 702,000 have been physically abused in some way, shape or form. We live in a time period where, physical pain is often used by parents or caretakers to alter or manage a child’s behavior. This parental behavior often exceeds the threshold of social acceptability, and could be defined as physically abusive. The most common type of maltreatment that is experienced is neglect. Over 75% of reported abuse or maltreatment is neglect. There are multiple types of neglect, such as physical neglect, educational neglect, and emotional neglect. Out of these three, emotional neglect is the hardest to determine. One knows if a child is not being physically taken care of or is......
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...Outline of speech on: Child Abuse Child abuse is the physical or psychological mistreatment of a child by his or her parents (including adoptive parents), guardians Extracts from this document... Introduction Janay Perry Fundamental Speech 1:40pm 9, Oct. 2006 Outline of speech on: Child Abuse Child abuse is the physical or psychological mistreatment of a child by his or her parents (including adoptive parents), guardians, or other adults. While this term emphasizes on carrying out wrong acts, a related term is child neglect: not doing what is necessary, negligence. The combined problem area is often called child abuse and neglect. Below the term abuse is used in the generalized meaning which also includes neglect. Child abuse occurs in all classes of society. "A crippled seven-year-old child, whose abuse apparently included having the words 'I cry' burned into his back with a cigarette, was wheeled into a Harris County (Texas) courtroom in a crib today.... The boy, described by one witness as 'bright, but a loner' prior to his injuries, had suffered a ruptured colon from something inserted into his anus, and the ensuing infections resulted in brain damage." ...read more. Middle I. The most causes of child abuse. A) Statistics 1) Statistics alone cannot convey the horror of physical assaults upon children in our society. The Uniform Crime Reports describe the various means by which adults murder their infants and children: shooting, stabbing, bludgeoning, burning,......
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...Speech 101 Informative Speech The Truth about Coco Cola Have you ever ate a delicious meal and washed it down with a cold refreshing Coke? Does it quench your thirst and drive you to drink more. The fizz bubbling in your mouth, the smooth taste running down your throat. The sensation it gives when it hits your stomach! Who cares if it’s filled with calories and makes you fat? Coke soda mesmerizes our health consciousness. Why worry about working out, and trying to get a six pack when you can purchase one at super value? According to The Coco Cola Company this drink has a rich history and it brings people together. The Company itself is good corporate citizen. From its inception it has always supported the community and people in need. The beverage is served in the comfort of our home, after dinner, at work after a business meeting, or even when we socialize with friends. Whatever the setting is , it brings a great feeling to everyone that puts their lips to a glass, bottle or can. However, Beyond the surface of this great invention are some shocking revelations. These Shocking Discoveries will change your whole outlook of The Coco Cola Beverage. The Basic Ingredients in a Coke soda includes : 3 grams of Coco Leaf Extract; Citric Acid, the Kola Nut ( which produces caffine a very addictive ingredient, sugar water; lime juice, vanilla and Caramel. The Story of this product began in 1885 with an alcoholic beverage called Pemberton’s French......
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...convey a wealth of information, ranging from enthusiasm to disinterest to anger. Start noticing how your tone of voice affects how others respond to you and try using tone of voice to emphasize ideas that you want to communicate. Use Good Eye Contact- When people fail to look others in the eye, it can seem as if they are evading or trying to hide something. On the other hand, too much eye contact can seem confrontational or intimidating. Use Signals to Make Communication More Effective and Meaningful- Remember that verbal and nonverbal communication work together to convey a message. You can improve your spoken communication by using body language that reinforces and supports what you are saying. Practice, Practice, Practice Informative Speech Introduction: I will be discussing how nonverbal communication can help people really know how you’re feeling. Nonverbal communication is involuntary, it happens naturally. It also makes up majority of communication. “One of the most frequently quoted statistics on nonverbal communication is that 93% of all daily communication is nonverbal.” Main Idea: Nonverbal Communication Between Others is Huge in Communicating Nonverbal communication speaks the loudest. People use nonverbal communication to see how you truly feel. Second Main Idea: Sometimes Signals Can Be Mixed People say one thing but they’re body language says something else and the person will believe your body language. “When faced with these mixed......
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...few or no other cats. TRANSITION: Now that I have told you some interesting things about cats, let’s review. CONCLUSION I. Review Statement: you have learned three things about cats. A. Cats are very intelligent animals B. Cats give off tail signals representing their moods. C. Cats are very territorial animals. II. Concluding Statement: now that you know more about cats when your children asks you if they can have a cat you don’t have to do research! References http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/scientists messybeast.com/emoticat.html www.humanesociety.org/.../cats www.best-cat-art.com › Cat Articles www.essortment.com/intelligence-cats-36301.html Sheneice lassiter Informative Speech Ms. Connie Smith The Art of Public Speaking...
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...INFORMATIVE SPEECH OUTLINE Angela Y. Harlee COMS 101 02/23/2015 Organization: Topical Pattern Audience analysis: My audience consists of various age groups as well as ethnicity. The people are of all walks of life including male and female Pastors, Reverends, and Elders. Their education level varies from Doctorate Degrees to High School Diploma/GED, and some that never completed school. Some of my audience is employed while others are not employed. Some have criminal backgrounds and others do not. Topic: The career/job field that I have chosen to define/describe is Pastoring. Pastoring presents many wonderful opportunities for advancing what God values by promoting the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being of all people. Values (The Kingdom), you are presenting man as God sees him. He focuses on the holistic being because God desires for us to be whole (III John 1:2). Transforming us back to our original state how He made us before Adam sinned and that's the purpose of the preacher (to help bring about transformation through in the power of the Holy Spirit). He or she is to point people back to God and to help people pursue having a relationship with God. Rhetorical Purpose: To inform people/my audience how Pastoring and ministering to people can be rewarding and fulfilling. To also inform people how you can apply the Word of God to every situation and have a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. Redemptive Purpose: To......
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...Outline for Informative Speech Speaker: Title: DJI Phantom 3 Specific Purpose: To Infrom the audience with this device Thesis Statement: Introduction * Attention-getter (quotation, story, rhetorical question, surprising statements, humor, etc.): The DJI Phantom 3 is one of the best drones on the market. * Reveal the topic: The DJI Phantom 3 records in 4k HD resolution * Motivate the audience (make the topic relevant and/or establish credibility): This drone can record anything, anywhere, with just a simple IOS app download. * Preview (each main point): First . . . The features that the DJI Phantom provides Next . . . Distance and duration the drone can last Finally . . . Intelligent flight modes (Transition) Body I. Main point 1 A. Sub-point and/or supporting material (such as a statistic or a quotation etc.) - The drone is operated by an App that can be downloaded on an IOS and/or Android device, which allows you to live stream and have full control over the camera. B. Sub-point and/or supporting material - The camera itself in mounted on a 3-axis gimbal, which provides best imagine quality when flying with much movements and prevailing wind conditions. ......
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...Informative Outline Topic: “Postpartum Depression” General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: To inform the audience about Postpartum Depression Thesis: Postpartum depression is a mood disorder that can greatly effect new mothers. Knowing how to recognize their symptoms and treating it can greatly increase chances of a healthy, happy living. Attention Getter: Imagine a bright sunny morning, lite clouds low chances of rain which is a great example of a perfect day. You receive a call from someone who is about to have a baby. Who can believe an already perfect day can get any better. The mother is in labor and the baby is due any second now. The most joyous, exciting, life-changing and memorable moment in anyone’s life is about to happen. With no time to waste, you rush to the hospital to meet the new bundle of joy. While at the hospital it does not take much time for an individual to notice that the mother seems sad, irritable, and would not touch the baby. A few weeks later it is as if her condition has not improved. The mother seems to be experiencing what is known as postpartum depression. Preview of Main Points: 1. First, I will explain what is postpartum depression 2. Secondly, I will discuss the symptoms 3. Finally, I will discuss the treatments that......
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...INFORMATIVE FULL SENTENCE OUTLINE EXAMPLE 2 SPECIFIC PURPOSE: To inform the audience about the benefits of eating raw foods and when it is ideal to eat food raw or to cook it. THESIS/CENTRAL IDEA: There are many benefits to eating raw foods, but there are occasions when cooking food is ideal, making a diet balanced with raw and cooked ideal for most people. AT THE END OF MY SPEECH, I WANT MY AUDIENCE TO KNOW: What being on a raw foods diet means and when it’s a good idea to eat raw foods or when it’s a good idea to cook your food. ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- INTRODUCTION: 1. ATTENTION: ”Ooo baby I like it raw!” is something you may have heard out of the mouth of the famous rapper Old Dirty Bastard, but it is something you may be saying soon as well. 2. REVEAL TOPIC: Many people have been incorporating eating raw foods into their diets with the hope that it will improve their health. 3. RELEVANCE: So let me ask all of you a question. Do you guys want to be healthy?(Yes) Well, even if you don’t you should want to be healthy and the information I will give you will likely help with that. 4. CREDIBILITY: The extreme of what I will be talking about can be summed up as the “raw foods diet.” An article in Environmental Nutrition explains that the “Raw Foods” diet eliminates all cooked food on the premise that heating foods past 116 degrees Fahrenheit strips those of the......
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Child Sexual Abuse
The subject of sexual abuse is always a very difficult one. When the issue touches on children it even becomes worse to talk about it. Sexual abuse of children is a very serious problem affecting our society today. It is a vice that happens almost every day of our life in the society in which we live. Whether known or not, there is at least one case of child sexual abuse in our surrounding. Sexual abuse amongst children has drawn a lot of concern in the community and has been the focus of many professional and legislative initiatives. This is evident through the massive literature works published about sexual abuse and the increased media coverage of such scenes.
Well, child sexual abuse is a kind of child abuse by an older person using a child for sexual stimulation. Child abuse can take the form of pressuring a child to take part in sexual activities not considering the outcome, indecent exposure of human genitals to a child with a sole purpose of gratifying personal sexual desires or groom or intimidate the young one, physical sexual contact with a young child or creating phonography films using children. This is a non-exhaustive list of examples. In most cases, this happens through body contact even though it is not always the only way.
In most cases, the children who undergo sexual abuse experience it from people known to them. They could face this evil from neighbors, family members, babysitters or family friends. A good number of the sexual abuses involve children and this has been a worrying trend. Men have been found to abuse children sexually more than women have. The law requires people to report any cases of abuse that may have been suspected in children. For the reason that some cases may not have a physical proof, it is very important for parents and guardians to monitor behavioral changes amongst children to establish any cases of child sexual abuse.
Child sexual abuse can be a very complex problem where the victim is usually not able to resist it from taking its course. The offender may even derive pleasure without the knowledge of the minor and that is how serious the issue can be. It may involve massaging, causing the minor to touch the adult’s sexual organ and touching the child inappropriately. It is a problem that has taken roots in the society and indeed a challenging one to curb.