Informative Speech Essays

  • Informative Speech: How to Buy a Running Shoe

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    Purpose: To teach people how to buy a running shoe. Introduction: Has anybody here ever walked into a shoe store looking for a running shoe? You were probably dazed and confused because there were just so many different brands and styles to choose from. Now a days, shoe stores stock their running sections with different brands and styles. If you are one of those people who has not been shoe shopping in years, then prepared to be shocked. Technology and designs of running shoes have changed drastically

  • Ligers Informative Speech

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    Ligers Informative Speech The clip you just saw is from the popular movie 'Napoleon Dynamite.' Many of you have probably seen it before but I bet you never thought about any of it as being factual, did you? Well, even though the description was a bit off, ligers really do exist. According to Encyclopedia Americana, ligers are a hybrid cross between a male lion and a female tiger (also known as a tigress). It is nearly impossible for them to exist in the wild because most lions live in Africa

  • Informative Speech For Gun Ownership

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    Certainly one of the chief guarantees of freedom under any government, no matter how popular and respected, is the right of the citizen to keep and bear arms. This is not to say that firearms should not be very carefully used and that definite rules of precaution should not be taught and enforced. But the right of the citizen to bear arms is just one more safeguard against a tyranny which now appears remote in America, but which historically has proved to be always possible. -Hubert Humphrey, 1960

  • Informative Speech: Illegal Drugs

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    Illegal Drugs Informative Speech Introduction: Marijuana, cocaine, heroin, PCP, speed, shrooms, crystal meth, and angel dust are all types of illegal drugs. What is an illegal drug? An illegal drug is something and often a substance that causes addiction, habituation, or a marked change in consciousness. Body: I.     Illegal Drugs The use of illegal drugs in the United States is considered by some to be the biggest problem in our society. Over 40% of high school seniors use some kind

  • Informative Speech: The Controversy Over the Use of Polygraph Tests

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    Title: The Polygraph Thesis: To inform my audience about polygraphs, the polygraph tests, and the controversy of them. Introduction I.     Attention Getter: For more than 15 years, Robert Hanssen had led a double life. In one life he was a 25-year veteran with the FBI who had access to some of the nation’s most-classified information. In his other life, he was a spy for the Russian government. Hannssen’s deception was finally discovered, and in February 2001 he was arrested, and then took

  • Informative Concept Speech Analysis

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    concept of the “War on Drugs” in an Informative Concept Speech, it is clear to the audience that she believes that there are many flaws in the system. She does a phenomenal job in performing her speech, she holds the audiences’ attention by using appropriate body language and eye contact. However, her speech is often times confusing, she would benefit from utilizing transitional statements through reiterating her main points to the audience throughout the speech. According to “The Art of Public Speaking:

  • Stuttering Informative Speech

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    We have learned in class that individuals that stutter, do not stutter when they are alone, singing, speaking to animals. This confirms that stuttering is based on emotions and speech can be affected more when they are feeling stressed out and emotional. Individuals that stutter often feel frustrated because they don’t understand why they can’t stop stuttering and they feel embarrassed when they do start stuttering. They know what

  • Informative Speech About Skiing

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    reviewing my speech, I can understand where I need to improve my speaking skills, as well as places where I just need to fine-tune them. I chose to talk about skiing because it is an activity that I look forward to every winter, and knowing I had a trip out west over break I knew I would be able to talk about this topic easily. Although I do think that I gave an effective speech, I think there were many things to learn from the overall content, organization, and delivery of the speech. The content

  • Informative Speech: American Sign Language

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    For my informative speech for Comm 2500 Section 18, I spoke about American Sign Language. I chose this topic because I started taking American Sign Language classes here at Clemson last semester as a freshman, and I really enjoy the beautiful language and way of expressing ideas. I believe that all people should be exposed to and experience American Sign Language and Deaf culture. Writing my informative speech was very exciting for me because I really enjoyed my topic and was very happy to be

  • Personal Narrative: My Informative Speech

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    I feel like my informative speech went very well. I worked for weeks on my outline, trying to make sure that it met the requirements and had a good amount of information. I do not like to memorize my speeches, so it is easier for me to give a speech if I have more information, that way I do have "backup" information. The more information I have, the easier it is for me to remember the important as well as small details to help give this speech. I didn't use much for note cards, because that forced

  • Informative Speech on Teenage Suicide

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    Look around at your peers in the school. How many of them wish they were dead? When 13.7% of males and 30.1% of females in 10th grade say they seriously consider committing suicide, we need think about what is wrong. What makes these 15 and 16 year olds that have so much of their life left to live want to die? 14% of teens said they tried to kill themselves. That’s like having 3 people in our class who have tried to commit suicide. The pressures of life at our age are difficult but they’re not so

  • Informative Speech: The Problem of Overpopulation

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    We as individuals do NOT understand the problems with overpopulation. We do not take the time or the effort to be educated enough; therefore we do not help in the prevention of future problems to keep our society as it is now. We may not do this, but I researched of three sociologists that do; Lester R Brown, Gary Gardner, and Brian Halweil. These 3 men decided to put together their intelligence to try and educate America the problems that come with overpopulation. These 3 men proved

  • Informative Speech: How to Improve Your Bowling Score

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    Specific Purpose: I want my audience to know how they can improve their bowling scores the next time they go out on a Friday night. Organizational Pattern: Informative Introduction I. Attention-Getting Device: How many of you guys think that you are the world's worst bowler? I bet you didn't know that the lowest game ever bowled by a man on ABC men's league is two. Mike Kappa, of Racine, Wisconsin, accomplished his outrageous score by throwing 18 gutter balls. However Richard Caplette

  • Informative Speech: Recycling May Be Bad For the Environment

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    recycle; some more than others. And probably, most people assume that they are saving natural resources and helping the environment. However, this is not always true. Thesis:     There are many myths about recycling. Preview:      Today in my speech, I will give you facts that may surprise you and that you've probably never heard about landfills, natural resources, and energy conservation. Transition:     Everyone has seen or heard people saying that ?we are running out of landfill space and

  • Buddhism Speech

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    Today I am giving an informative speech on Buddhism. Now, "informative" is the key word here. I just want to reasure everyone that I am simply going to explain some of the philosophy of Buddhism. I am not, however, trying to sway your beliefs or views on life in ANY way. Instead, I'm going to share with you some of the basic things that I know, and however you choose to use the information, if at all, is totally up to you. In fact, one of the strongest beliefs of a Buddhist, is that their "way of

  • Informative Speech

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    Informative Speech Outline Topic: Why is Music Important to Film General Purpose: To Inform Specific Purpose: To tell my audience the critical importance of music in film Thesis: Music in Film is important for three main reasons: adds emotion, helps the film flow better, adds or takes away meaning. I. Introduction A. Attention-getter: “There’s a very basic human, non-verbal aspect to our need to make music and use it as part of our human expression. It doesn’t have to do with body movements, it

  • informative speech

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    Introduction- 41,500,000 people in the U.S. have tried online dating at some point in their lifetime. In fact, 5 people in this room out of 12 have tried online dating. Purpose Statement- online dating is also known as internet dating. People get on sites such as POF(Plenty of Fish), EHarmony, and to find their dates, or husband/wives. Road Map- This is becoming more popular in today’s society. A lot of people have tried online dating. Most People are older, but studies show an increase

  • Informative Speech

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    I. Introduction A. Quentin: Malnourished = lack of calories B. Lauren: Most people think calorie intake is #1, but nutrients are just as important. People need to eat from a variety of different food groups—protein, dairy, grains, fruits, and vegetables. (Penner, 2015) C. Quentin: Yeah, but you can’t forget to drink lots of water! II. Dehydration A. Quentin: The body is made up of mostly water. Approximately 60-75 percent of the human body is composed of water. (Shaw, 2014) B. Lauren: Oh, really

  • Analysis Of An Informative Speech

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    My informative speech was overall well composed and delivered. Throughout my speech, I was able to use my hand gestures to convey the message that correlated to the words that I was speaking. At times, however, my I spoke too quickly, which caused me to over my words at times. Additionally, I struggled with the pronunciation of a few of the authors names. There were two incidences where my my transitions for one point to another lacked fluidity. Having written the outline and chosen the topic the

  • Essay On Informative Speech

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    Study Questions The first type of informative speech is definition speeches. In these speeches, you inform your audience about something and/or what it means. You explain the definition on something. Description speeches are the second type of informative speeches. These speeches describe something. For example, an event or a person. They include senses and imagination. The third type of informative speeches are demonstration and process. In these speeches, the speaker describes how something is