Parts of a Speech
Supporting Material
Persuasive Speaking
Propositions
Public Speaking in General

100

The purpose of this major part of the speech is to gain the audience’s attention
What is the introduction

100

The term for facts stated in numerical form
What are statistics

100

When the speaker’s goal is to change the way that the audience members think, behave, or feel
What is persuasive speaking

100

What the thesis statement is called in a persuasive speech
What is a proposition

100

The most frequently shortchanged phase of speech preparation
What is audience analysis

200

Using a quote, a question, surprising statement of factor a story are all examples of
What are effective attention-getting techniques

200

Definitions, Evidence, Statistics, and Testimony are all examples of
What are supporting materials

200

Adoption, Discontinuance, Deterrence, and Continuance are all ________(s) of persuasive speaking
What are goals

200

“Tofu burgers taste wonderful.” Is an example of this type of proposition
What is a proposition of value

200

Derived credibility is the speaker’s credibility at the _______ of the speech
What is at the end

300

The purpose of this part of the introduction is to establish the speaker’s credibility and preview the main points of the speech
What is the logical orientation

300

The type of supporting material used when the speaker states, “According to Professor Hingson of Boston University’s School of Public Health, each year college students drive under the influence of alcohol...”
What is testimony

300

"If you don't smoke, don't begin" is an example of which kind of persuasive goal?
What is deterrence

300

“The government should legalize marijuana for private use.” Is an example of this type of proposition
What is a proposition of policy

300

These elements are included prior to the introduction section on a speech outline
What are the Topic, Organizational Pattern, Specific Purpose, Primary Audience Outcome, and Thesis Statement

400

The final closing statement of a speech
What is the clincher

400

The type of supporting material used when a speaker states, “According to dictionary.com, binge drinking is defined as the consumption of dangerously large quantities of alcoholic beverages in one session.”
What is a definition

400

Persuasion is defined as the changing or reinforcing our ________________, beliefs, values, or behavior.
What are attitudes

400

A speech to persuade the audience that “A tax rebate should be enacted because it is the best way to stimulate the economy.” is an example of a proposition of
What is proposition of policy

400

When you inform your audience that you have completed research on your speech topic, you are attempting to build your ______________
What is credibility

500

Your speech ________ should be appropriate to; you and your own interests, your audience, and the occasion
What is your topic

500

Verbally including the title, author, and date of publication of your supporting information in your speech is know as
What is fully citing your sources

500

The five steps of Monroe’s Motivational Sequence
What are Attention, Need, Satisfaction, Visualization, and Action

500

When you ask the audience to support your proposition, you are asking them to support or act on your call to _____________
What is What is your call to action.

500

Speeches that explain, describe, or define.
What are informative / informational speeches