The Introduction

The Introduction

Establishes the first, crucial contact between the speaker and the audience using an attention grabber. It could take the form of a question, a fact, an astonishing point, anything to establish goodwill

Rhetorical question

State the main claim and ideas

Give a sense of the purpose of the speech

The Body

Use a topical design.

Arrange each idea to follow a simple format (statement, explanation, concluding statement)

The Conclusion

This is where you tell them what you’ve told them.

Summarize main ideas

Give the speech a sense of closure and completion

Offer an analogy or metaphor that captures the main idea

Leave the audience with a question or a challenge of some type