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6: Organizing and Outlining Your Speech

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  • Learning Objectives

    After studying this chapter, the student will be able to:

    • Explain why organization is necessary and valuable to public speaking;
    • Differentiate the different types of organizational patterns;
    • Choose an organizational pattern that is most logical to the speech’s specific purpose;
    • Construct an outline for an extemporaneous speech;
    • Create connective statements that will help the audience understand the logic and structure of a speech.