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10 Cards in this Set

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Three major kinds of supporting materials
1) Examples- specific case used to illustrate or represent a group of people, ideas, conditions, experiences, or the like
2) Statistics- numerical data
3) Testimony- quotations or paraphrases used to support a point
5 basic patterns of organization used most often by public speakers
1) Chronological order
2) Spatial order
3) Casual order
4) Problem-solution order
5) Topical order- main points divide the topic into logical and consistent subtopics
Internal summary
a statement of the body of the speech that summarizes the speaker's preceding point or points
(Reminds listeners what they just heard)
a word or phrase that indicates when a speaker has finished one thought and is moving on to another
Causal order
a method of speech organization in which they main points show a cause-effect relationship
Internal preview
a statement in the body of the speech that lets the audience know what the speaker is going to discuss
(audience knows exactly that to listen to as the speaker develops their main points)
Chronological order
a method of speech organization in which the main points follow a time pattern
a word or phrase that connects the idea of a speech and indicates the relationship between them.
a very brief statement that indicates where a speaker is in the speech or that focuses attention on key ideas
Spatial order
a method or speech organization in which the main points follow a directional path