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  1. Transitions make language flow. They appear everywhere. Word phrases or even a whole sentence

  2. If you want someone to do something just ask. Challenge people and be clear and specific

  3. Talk directly to the people in the audience.
    Motivation; Competition

  4. Tell stories that are short and sweet (like anecdotes) or some long and detailed. Everyone loves good stories

  5. Get familiar with topic. Find the history, the scoop, the 411.

  6. Essential facts, major points
    paragraph= topic/clincher sentence
    Essay= thesis statement
    Don't be redundant

  7. Thank people because they like to be appreciated. Thank audience at the end.

  8. Changing the way you act or speak for each thing you do. Formal vs. informal professional vs. personal

  9. Give hints but not all the info. Tease the audience but give all the info by the end

  10. Words to live by. Use adages (wise sayings.) they're good to have and they keep us focused

  11. Occasion- holidays and bdays
    Events- sports, parties, plays
    Historical- "remember the time"

  12. Eye catchers focus audience. Emphasize the VA and make them bold. Don't pass it around.

  13. Facts validate what you say. Cite your sources. Give audience numbers to prove it

  14. Get audience thinking and engage them. If appropriate let audience answer. Use rhetorical questions.

  15. Quote words of others, he/she said. A quote is word for word. Give credit
  1. a Transitions
  2. b Using stories
  3. c Using suspense
  4. d Issuing challenge of call to action
  5. e Background info
  6. f Visual aids
  7. g Reference to occasion or time
  8. h Thank you statements
  9. i Asking questions
  10. j Code switching
  11. k Use quotations
  12. l Appeal to self interest
  13. m Summarizing main points
  14. n Facts and stats
  15. o Mottos and montras