Informative Speech Essay

908 Words Oct 1st, 2013 4 Pages
Informative Speech: "The Causes of Homelessness" Subject and Purpose
1. This informative speech on “The Cause of Homelessness “is very Inform able and worth listening to, because in today’s economy it could be you or me. Some seem to think homelessness is choice. I find this speech relevant to the world I live in today, due to the high unemployment rate, declining job market, and the economic hardships that families are enduring. This topic is not a broad one, but yet can be spoke of in depth due to the fact I see many homeless people but never thought it would be me until I seen a family friend who has lost everything, this is what made me more aware that it is not just a choice and any day it could be me. So when you see
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In my opinion he provided just enough evidence to starch the surface like providing the statistics and some statements from other creditable people.

4. Organization

The speaker has organized his speech very well, he has everything in order from the beginning to the end. I was unable to tell what he was going to talk about by his introduction, but his opening made me curious and grasped my attention. In his body he explained many causes of homelessness and gave examples. At the end of his speech he summed it all up to what he talked about in is body. The attention gripper for me was the story he told of how a couple of teenagers dehumanized a homeless man and left him for dead. This story was a reality check on how people view the homeless people/families that are living on the streets just trying to make it from day to day. The speaker previewed his speech as I mentioned it was very easy to follow and keep focus, and presented a slide show which makes the subject that was spoke on real to the human eye, he used the transitional phrase But, and for instants these flowed very well and are easily spotted this words lets the audience know the subject is going to change.

5. Delivery

The speakers deliverance was great he maintained eye contact for more than 90 percent of speech, and his posture and body movement showed that he has done this before and confidents that he can deliver the subject in a positive manner. The

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