Preparing an Impromptu Speech: Topic Choice, Outline Preparation & Practice

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What is a major characteristic of an impromptu speech?

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1. What are the three sections of an impromptu speech?

2. What should the introduction of an impromptu speech include?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet set to test your understanding of impromptu speech preparation. Topics covered include the parts of an impromptu speech and the subject choices for impromptu speeches.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • General characteristic of impromptu speeches
  • Components of an impromptu speech
  • Necessary information in the introduction of an impromptu speech
  • Subject(s) for impromptu speeches

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related communications lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about impromptu speeches in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the necessary components of impromptu speeches
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify a way to practice an impromptu speech

Additional Learning

To learn more about public speaking, review the accompanying lesson titled Preparing an Impromptu Speech: Topic Choice, Outline Preparation & Practice. The lesson meets these objectives:

  • Describe the components of an impromptu speech
  • Know how to choose a topic for an impromptu speech
  • Identify one way to practice an impromptu speech
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