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Do you have to give a speech and trying to figure out what to talk about? The first thing you should do is write out your speech. A well-written and organized speech greatly reduces the anxiety around delivery, and can help win over audiences.
In this course you'll learn all about speech writing as you get expert guidance on writing speeches and preparing oral presentations. This course shows you how to prepare for and draft an effective speech, focusing on organization, sequence, support and style.
You will get guidance on writing speeches with different purposes, such as speeches
that are informative or persuasive, speeches designed for
entertainment purposes, or those designed for a special occasion, such
as award acceptance or toastmaster.
No matter the type of speech you need, this course will give you the best tips
and guidance from an experienced speechwriter.
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|Section 1: Introduction|
What to expectPreview
|Section 2: The Purpose|
Choosing a TopicPreview
Specific Purpose StatementPreview
|Section 3: Organizational Arrangement|
Time, space, and topic
Compare/Contrast and Cause/Effect
|Section 4: Outlining|
Writing the introduction
Outlining the body
Having an Effective Ending
|Section 5: Incorporating Support|
Collecting primary research
Incorporating strong secondary research
|Section 6: The Audience|
Anticipating audience size
|Section 7: Writing for Different Occasions|
|Section 8: Preparing the Prompts|
|Section 9: Conclusion|
I am an experienced speechwriter in business, science and politics. I write for different occasions and lines of business: keynote speeches, motivational speeches, laudations, speeches for conferences, and presentations.
I currently work in my own Public Relations consulting firm where I focus on speech writing, brand development and messaging. I have over 25 years of writing speeches professionally.