Practice Analyzing and Interpreting a Speech


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Why is it important to include counterarguments in a speech?

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1. In order to really pick apart and analyze a speech, we need to:

2. In former President Kennedy's Civil Rights Announcement, why did he use the word 'we' rather than 'Americans'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will allow you to apply what you know about the reasons a speech is written and essential elements that need to be included.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions in these assessments will test :

  • The purposes of a speech
  • An essential element a persuasive speech needs
  • How to analyze a speech

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the purposes of a speech from the related speech lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what a persuasive speech needs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer question involving the analysis of a speech

Additional Learning

Feel free to read the lesson titled Practice Analyzing & Interpreting a Speech for more information on this subject. You will also be able to achieve the following objectives with this lesson's help:

  • Understand how to interpret a speech
  • Know the different parts of a speech
  • Interpret a speech