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10.2: Using Common Organizing Patterns

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    Learning Objectives

    1. Differentiate among the common speech organizational patterns: categorical/topical, comparison/contrast, spatial, chronological, biographical, causal, problem-cause-solution, and psychological.
    2. Understand how to choose the best organizational pattern, or combination of patterns, for a specific speech.


    Twentyfour Students – Organization makes you flow – CC BY-SA 2.0.