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Basic Speech Outline

Intro:
Hook
Reveal Topic
Establish credibility (your competence and character): "I have read and researched…."
Relate to Audience: "I'm sure you all know…"
Preview the main points in the body: "Today I'd like to share with you main points 1 – 3. First let's look at main point 1."

Body

    • a.
    • b.
    • c.
    • a.
    • b.
    • c.
    • a.
    • b.
    • c.

Conclusion:
Signal end: "To close…"
Summarize: "…I have shared with you main points 1 – 3."
Clincher (Final memorable moment – quote, challenge, plea, bookend to hook)