15 Matching questions
Transitions make language flow. They appear everywhere. Word phrases or even a whole sentence
If you want someone to do something just ask. Challenge people and be clear and specific
Talk directly to the people in the audience.
Tell stories that are short and sweet (like anecdotes) or some long and detailed. Everyone loves good stories
Get familiar with topic. Find the history, the scoop, the 411.
Essential facts, major points
paragraph= topic/clincher sentence
Essay= thesis statement
Don't be redundant
Thank people because they like to be appreciated. Thank audience at the end.
Changing the way you act or speak for each thing you do. Formal vs. informal professional vs. personal
Give hints but not all the info. Tease the audience but give all the info by the end
Words to live by. Use adages (wise sayings.) they're good to have and they keep us focused
Occasion- holidays and bdays
Events- sports, parties, plays
Historical- "remember the time"
Eye catchers focus audience. Emphasize the VA and make them bold. Don't pass it around.
Facts validate what you say. Cite your sources. Give audience numbers to prove it
Get audience thinking and engage them. If appropriate let audience answer. Use rhetorical questions.
Quote words of others, he/she said. A quote is word for word. Give credit
- a Transitions
- b Using stories
- c Using suspense
- d Issuing challenge of call to action
- e Background info
- f Visual aids
- g Reference to occasion or time
- h Thank you statements
- i Asking questions
- j Code switching
- k Use quotations
- l Appeal to self interest
- m Summarizing main points
- n Facts and stats
- o Mottos and montras