Chapter 10: Introductions and Conclusions
- Identify key elements of an effective introduction.
- List methods of grabbing the audience’s attention.
- Identify key elements of an effective conclusion.
first sentence of a speech that is meant to pull the audience's attention to the speaker and topic at hand
transitional phrase that lets the audience know the speech is coming to a close
a person's reputation in regards to trustworthiness and goodness
demonstrated skill or knowledge in a particular area or topic
the perception the audience holds of you regarding your competence and character
last statement that wraps up your entire presentation and lets the audience know the speech is finished
a sentence that provides a clear outline of the main points that will be discussed in the presentation
clear sentence that restates the preview statement in past tense, outlining the main points that were addressed in the speech
single, declarative sentence that captures the essence or main point of your entire presentation