Assignment : Using explanation strategies to create a speech

Use the strategies you have learned to build and expand a speech, using the outline of a speech given below.

Students MUST use all the explanation strategies below at least twice throughout the 3 ideas of their speech. You can talk about any topic you want.

  1. Definition
  2. Similar or Opposite Words/Concepts
  3. Categories
  4. Examples

Each time you use any one of the strategies above, write the alphabet in brackets after the sentence which in which you used it. For example,

You will get 1 point for each strategy that you use (remember, you must use all of them twice), and 1 point for a good Opening and Closing (use one of the suggested Opening and Closing strategies). Type your answers into the form below then print it and hand it to me at the start of the next class. There is no word limit.


Debate in Business : Explanation Strategies and Outline Assignment

Name :

Student Number :

Class day and time :

Opening (Question, Powerful Statement, Quotation, Fact, Example, ) : ________________

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Outline : The topic of my speech is ________________________ . In my speech today I will be __________ 3 ideas,____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________

First Idea :  ___________________________________________________________________

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Second Idea : ________________________________________________________________

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Third Idea : ___________________________________________________________________

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Summary : Today I told you about  ________________________ and I ______________ 3 ideas, _______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________

Closing (Question, Powerful Statement, Quotation, Fact, Example etc...) : ________________

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