INFORMATIVE SPEECH - Coggle Diagram
CHOOSING INFORMATIVE SPEECH TOPIC
Your topic choices may be influenced by the level at which you are speaking
Levels of informative speech
Informative speeches can emerge from a range of categories, which include objects, people, events, processes, concepts, and issues
Formal informative speeches occur when an audience has assembled specifically to hear what you have to say
Impromptu informative speaking provide a less detailed summary of a topic within one of these categories.
Many more people deliver informative speeches at the vocational level, as part of their careers.
ORGANIZING & SUPPORTING INFORMATIVE SPEECH
To effectively teach, a speaker must present quality information in an organized and accessible way
Three organizational patterns that are particularly useful for informative speaking
To organize a speech topically, you break a larger topic down into logical subdivisions
Speeches organized chronologically trace the development of a topic or overview the steps in a process.
Speeches organized spatially convey the layout or physical characteristics of a location or concept
RESEARCHING INFORMATIVE SPEECH TOPIC
Since informative speaking is supposed to convey factual information, speakers should take care to find sources that are objective, balanced, and credible
Informative speakers also need to take time to find engaging information
The basic information may not change quickly, but the way people use it and the way it relates to our lives changes
Take consideration of how much the audience already knows about the topic
CREATING INFORMATIVE SPEECH
Speaking to inform is one of the three possible general purposes for public speaking
The goal of informative speaking is to teach an audience something using objective factual information.
The increasing complexity of fields of knowledge and professions also increased the need for informative speaking