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15: Special Occasion Speaking

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    After reading this chapter, the student will be able to

    • Understand the differences between research-based speeches (informative and persuasive) and special occasion speeches;
    • Identify the types of special occasion speeches;
    • Use language to create emotional and evocative phrases;
    • Understand the proper techniques for delivering a special occasion speech.