Preparation & Speaking Outlines: Differences & Importance


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Which of the following includes the main construction of the content of your speech?

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1. When writing a speaking outline, you should adhere to all of the following guidelines EXCEPT for:

2. What would you add to your speaking outline to give credit to your sources of information?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Speech writing is a daunting task to many, but there are tips and tricks to help guide you through the process of preparing and presenting speeches. This quiz will gauge your understanding of these techniques and other useful definitions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will test your understanding of speech preparation and presentation including:

  • Organization techniques
  • Preparation techniques
  • Speaking techniques

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding techniques for organizing speeches
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as a full-sentence outline used for organization and an outline of notes used for speech delivery
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to ensure you understand the main aspects of speech preparation and writing

Additional Learning

For more information about techniques for speech writing and delivery, review the lesson titled Preparation & Speaking Outlines: Differences & Importance. This article details how to:

  • Make an outline after selecting and researching a speech topic
  • Use notecards and color coding for better speech delivery
  • Format a speech outline using roman numerals