The Importance of Introductions & Conclusions for Speeches


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An introduction is important because:

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1. A strong introduction will help you _____.

2. Juan previewed the main topics of his speech in the introduction and reviewed those same topics in his conclusion. Why was Juan repetitive in this way?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Some of the topics this quiz/worksheet combo will assess you on include the significance of having a strong introduction and the functions of a strong conclusion. As soon as you finish answering the quiz questions, you'll receive your scores.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to check what you know about the following:

  • Why the introduction is important
  • Purpose of a strong introduction
  • The importance of a strong conclusion
  • What a strong conclusion allows you to do
  • A characteristic of a strong conclusion

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on introductions and conclusions for speeches
  • Making connections - use understanding of the role played by the introduction and the conclusion of a speech to examine the importance of these sections
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the best practices for writing introductions and conclusions for speeches

Additional Learning

Keep studying the lesson, The Importance of Introductions & Conclusions for Speeches, for more insight on starting and ending a speech. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • First and last impressions on audiences
  • Importance of the introduction and conclusion
  • Reasons why it's essential to craft these sections carefully