Pearson Education on Public Speaking – Part 3

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. We expect these talks to be balanced and objective. Many university lectures are informative briefings. Click here to explore what University of