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.