SPEECHES AND ORAL PRESENTATIONS
Writing a speech involves writing a script that can be memorized or read from a teleprompter, as well as speaker notes that the speaker can refer to during the presentation. (Figure 78.)
In planning a speech, keep the following in mind:
Is the purpose of the speech to inform, instruct, or persuade?
An informational speech focuses on facts.
An instructional speech explains how to do something.
A persuasive speech ...