Effective Transitions in a Speech: Creation & Importance


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Which of the following is between two points in a speech and indicates that one idea is ending and another is beginning?

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1. Transition sentences in a speech help _____.

2. Using _____ words will help you construct your transitional sentences and show connections between your ideas.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Effective transition sentences are important when delivering speeches, and this quiz/worksheet combo will check your understanding of this technique. To pass the quiz, you will need to know how transition sentences help in speeches.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be quizzed on:

  • The sentence that signals the end of one thought and the beginning of another
  • Where transition sentences should appear in speeches
  • What words like first, second and third are called
  • What type of words help you connect ideas

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding transition sentences and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the transition sentence lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the type of words used to help connect your ideas
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where transition sentences should appear

Additional Learning

Learn more about the importance of effective transitions in the accompanying lesson called Effective Transitions In A Speech: Creation & Importance. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Provide transition tips and tricks
  • Explain the importance of organizing ideas first
  • Understand what choppy or awkward speech signifies