Think Communication 2013, Engleberg & Wynn, Publisher Allyn and Bacon (ISBN-13: 9780205110384)
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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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