Speaking to Inform

#1 - The Speech to Inform

Time: 5 - 7 minutes

    * Select new and useful information for presentation to the audience.
    * Organize the information for easy understandability and retention.
    * Present the information in a way that will help motivate the audience to learn.

#2 - Resources for Informing

Time: 8 - 10 minutes

    * Analyze the knowledge level of your audience regarding your chosen subject.
    * Focus your presentation at the audience's level of knowledge.
    * Build a supporting case for each major point through use of explanation, examples and information gathered in research.
    * Effectively use at least one visual aid to enhance the audience's understanding.

#3 - The Demonstration Talk

Time: 10 - 12 minutes

    * Prepare a demonstration speech to clearly explain a process, product, or activity.
    * Conduct the demonstration as part of a speech delivered without notes.

#4 - A Fact Finding Report

Time: 10 - 12 minutes

    * Prepare a report on a situation, event, or problem of interest to the audience.
    * Deliver sufficient factual information in your report so the audience can base valid conclusions or a sound decision on it.

#5 - The Abstract Concept

Time: 10 - 12 minutes

    * Research and organize the thought of experts on an abstract concept, theory, historical force, or social/political issue.
    * Present the ideas in a clear and interesting manner.