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8.3: Getting Started

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    Successful and effective practice sessions begin with the outline, for a great speech depends on the quality and completeness of the written foundation. Remember that the outline will act as the roadmap for how to progress from the attention getter (opening statement) to the clincher (final statement). As with an actual road map, the speaker wants the directions to be as clear, complete, and concise as possible. Start practicing the speech after completing the rough draft of the outline.


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