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Clarifying the Goal
When asked to speak, there are three major purposes to consider:
Talking to inform Speaking to entertain Talking to persuade
For an informative speech, your goal is to present new information for the enlightenment of your audience. Informative talks may include speeches to demonstrate how something works or how to do something. [...]
Finding a Speech Topic
What do you want to talk about? What experience and expertise have you? What are your personal concerns and convictions?
After brainstorming topics for which you have interest and experience, begin to talk with colleagues to clarify your position.
What has your audience asked you to address? According to Raymie McKerrow, [...]