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Steps to Write an Inspiring Speech

Effective Speech Writing

  • Choose a theme. You must know who your audience are and think of ONE thought you want to leave your audience so that they will have a greater tendency to remember it.
  • Utilize theme reinforcers or points to support the central idea (theme) they are trying to get across.
  • Wrap it all together. You can arrange it first in outline form. Numbering your points could also help the audience remember where you are. Always return to theme and leave everyone with an impact in the climax of the speech.
  • Quotes, resources and an unconventional idea can be incorporated to speeches to gain the attention of your audience.

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Effective Speech Writing

  • Choose a theme. You must know who your audience are and think of ONE thought you want to leave your audience so that they will have a greater tendency to remember it.
  • Utilize theme reinforcers or points to support the central idea (theme) they are trying to get across.
  • Wrap it all together. You can arrange it first in outline form. Numbering your points could also help the audience remember where you are. Always return to theme and leave everyone with an impact in the climax of the speech.
  • Quotes, resources and an unconventional idea can be incorporated to speeches to gain the attention of your audience.

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  • Determine the type of speech you're writing. Is it to inform people? Persuade? Entertain?
  • Craft a creative speech introduction with an attention-grabber, statement on your topic and a strong transition to the body.
  • Determine the flow of the body of the speech depending on the information consisting the body.
  • Write a memorable speech conclusion by restating the main points and ending with a memorable speech.
  • Address the key objectives by using some clever quotes, inspirational stories, meaningful transitions and a good ending.
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  • Informative and Instructional Speech - Used to inform people about a certain topic, event or area of knowledge.
  • Persuasive Speech - Used to persuade people to join one side of an argument.
  • Entertaining Speech - Used to entertain audience, and topics may not be practical.
  • Special Occasion Speech - Used in special occasions to entertain or inform audience such as graduation, toasts, etc.

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Steps to an Inspiring and Memorable Speech

1. Have a point.

2. Think about structure. Tell the audience early on in your speech what you plan to tell.

3. Connect. Imagine as if your relationship with th...

One of the most common problems in writing a speech is not having a good structure. A speech with bad structure is weak and ineffective. Consider structure as the backbone of your speech

Write a Well-structured Speech
  1. Don't write without a plan. Think, research and brainstorm of what central idea will be in your speech and the topics and hooks you will integrate.
  2. Begin with the end in mind. Ask yourself what would be the message you want to retain to your audience to make the writing easier.
  3. Divide and conquer by breaking down the general message into smaller. It will be easier for you to write and the audience will not have a hard time understanding the theme.
  4. Read and rewrite the speech, then repeat. The most important in every speech is having a smooth flow so that people could follow to where you're going