Ch 4: Speech Types & Considerations

About This Chapter

The Speech Types and Considerations chapter of this Public Speaking Study Guide course is the simplest way to master the types of speeches in public speaking. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the types of speeches in public speaking.

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  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the speech types and considerations chapter exam.

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Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a speech types and considerations unit of a standard public speaking course. Topics covered include:

  • Informative, persuasive and special occasion speeches
  • Organizing informative and persuasive speeches
  • Employing the art of persuasion
  • Persuasive speeches: legal and ethical considerations
  • Delivering speeches to small audiences

5 Lessons in Chapter 4: Speech Types & Considerations
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Types of Speeches: Informative, Persuasive, and Special Occasion

1. Types of Speeches: Informative, Persuasive, and Special Occasion

There are essentially three types of speeches public speakers use to influence their audience. In this lesson, we'll look at those three types of speeches and how each serves a different purpose.

Patterns of Organization for Informative Speeches

2. Patterns of Organization for Informative Speeches

Informational speeches are designed to inform an audience about a topic. The information should be organized so it is clear, logical and easy to understand and follow. The pattern of organization depends greatly on the information presented.

Patterns of Organization for Persuasive Speeches

3. Patterns of Organization for Persuasive Speeches

Organizing information for a persuasive speech will help to convince your audience of your point and keeps information flowing in a logical order. This can be done using a problem/solution order or Monroe's motivated sequence pattern.

The Art of Persuasion in Public Speaking

4. The Art of Persuasion in Public Speaking

Persuasion is all around you. You are likely trying to persuade someone or they are persuading you all of the time. In this lesson, you will learn about the different types of persuasion and the strategies you can use.

Legal and Ethical Concerns of Persuasive Messages

5. Legal and Ethical Concerns of Persuasive Messages

Persuasive messages are used to promote, advertise, advocate and inform individuals in the workplace. There are many legal and ethical concerns that need to be addressed when persuasive messages are used in a business environment.

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