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Think Communication 2015, Engleberg & Wynn, Publisher Allyn and Bacon (ISBN9780205944507)


Example Speeches


Great Topics for Informative Speeches

  • Best Speech Topics Website
  • 101 Persuasive Speech Topics
    • Note;  Good persuasive speech topics can usually be effectively argued both ways.
    • Note:  Narrow your topic so that it is not overbroad. 
    • Example:  Rather than arguing that the US government should stop giving out so much welfare," be more specific:
      • " Welfare recipients should have to undergo drug testing before receiving food stanmps." 
      • "Welfare recipients should not be eligible for adiitional funds if they have more children while on welfare."


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