Appendix: Your First Speech

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the basic foundations of public speaking (speech purpose, topic selection, and audience analysis).
  2. Prepare a speech using appropriate research, solid organization, and supporting evidence.
  3. Practice a speech using effective verbal and nonverbal delivery strategies.
  4. Stand up and speak out!
Confetti flying in the air of a packed stadium

Beth Jusino – celebration – CC BY-NC 2.0.

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