Speaking to Inform

#1 – The Speech to Inform
Time: 5 – 7 minutes
Objectives:

* Select new and useful information for presentation to the audience.
* Organize the information for easy understandability and retention.
* Present the information in a way that will help motivate the audience to learn.

#2 – Resources for Informing
Time: 8 – 10 minutes
Objectives:

* Analyze the knowledge level of your audience regarding your chosen subject.
* Focus your presentation at the audience’s level of knowledge.
* Build a supporting case for each major point through use of explanation, examples and information gathered in research.
* Effectively use at least one visual aid to enhance the audience’s understanding.

#3 – The Demonstration Talk
Time: 10 – 12 minutes
Objectives:

* Prepare a demonstration speech to clearly explain a process, product, or activity.
* Conduct the demonstration as part of a speech delivered without notes.

#4 – A Fact Finding Report
Time: 10 – 12 minutes
Objectives:

* Prepare a report on a situation, event, or problem of interest to the audience.
* Deliver sufficient factual information in your report so the audience can base valid conclusions or a sound decision on it.

#5 – The Abstract Concept
Time: 10 – 12 minutes
Objectives:

* Research and organize the thought of experts on an abstract concept, theory, historical force, or social/political issue..
* Present the ideas in a clear and interesting manner.