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Organization: The Body

The body of a speech is where the speaker relays his or her main ideas. Okay, so the speaker has the audience’s attention. Now what? The speech should have clear sections (called “main points” or “talking points”) that logically flow one to the next. Some subscribe to the “primacy” theory: Start off with the most […]

Organization of a Speech

By the “Organization” part of a speech, I am referring to the elements that make a speech easy to follow. I believe that there are certain “best practices” that can lead to a logical, easy-to-follow speech, and these are fairly easy to teach and evaluate. However, of course, that is completely subjective according to the speech’s audience, […]