Demonstrative Speech - The purpose of this speech is to be the teacher/trainer, the authority on a topic. Select a topic of interest and intellectual value. Give the audience full benefit of your credibility, enthusiasm for the topic and expertise. Select a topic from your hobbies, interests, awards, past/present jobs, ethnic/tradition, or experiences. (1 possible topic)
How to …Fix …Use …Do … How X Works … How something is done, produced, or made... Design…Integrate…Organize…Plan…Produce…Structure… "X Steps to…"
How to use "counter attacks" to succeed in soccer.
How to make kimchi at home.
10 steps to a productive start of your day.
Fix an old bicycle for resale.
2. USE THE LIBRARY/PROFESSIONAL SOURCES TO:
I. FIND IDEAS/EXAMPLES OF DEMONSTRATIVE ARTICLES, WEBSITES, AND VIDEOS
II. FIND BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON THE TOPIC TO SUPPORT YOUR KNOWLEDGE.
3. OUTLINE & WRITE YOUR SPEECH, CONCENTRATING ON STEPS/TEACHING THE AUDIENCE. CONTACT THE WCC WRITING TUTORIAL FOR ASSISTANCE.
4. CITE ANY INFORMATION YOU USE THAT IS FORM AN OUTSIDE SOURCE.