Essay on Informative Speech

1054 Words Mar 16th, 2016 5 Pages
Title: French Press Coffee Making

Specific Purpose: To demonstrate to my audience the significance of making coffee in this certain way.

Thesis: To show the audience how easy, inexpensive, and better tasting this coffee is.

I. Introduction

A. What comes to mind when you see coffee? We think of the taste, the smell, and how it’s going to wake you up and make your day so much better and easier. Coffee goes back as far as the thirteenth century. The original native population of coffee is thought to have come from East Africa and was first cultivated by Arabs from the 14th century.

B. I’m sure that all of us at some point have had coffee. Many have drunk it in the morning to get them started on their work or school day
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3. You will obviously need coffee grinds. Any kind will do. 4. You will need a spoon of some sort to mix the water and coffee grinds with. (I will explain more in detail later on). 5. Lastly, just for the finishing touches, you will need creamer, milk, or sugar to add to the finished product of your coffee.

B. Once you have the all the equipment and ingredients, your second step is to move on to the boiling process.

1. Fill up the teapot about halfway with water and set it on the stove on high heat. 2. Heat until the water boils. 3. Now with a teapot you’ll know when the water is to a boil because it will make a whistling sound signaling that the water has reached its highest point and you can go ahead and take it off the burner now. If you don’t have a teapot and used a small pot for this, then just make sure you keep an eye on it so it doesn’t overflow.

C. Now that you’re waiting for the water to boil which could take a few minutes you can go ahead and get the coffee grinds ready. This is really simple.

1. For one cup of coffee, I would recommend putting in about 3-4 tablespoons because the coffee won’t be too weak or too strong. For two cups of coffee, put it in 7-8 tablespoons. 2. Usually French coffee presses only make about 2-3 cups of coffee at once so you won’t need too much coffee grinds. 3. Now that the water has come to a boil, we’re on

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