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Persuasive speech outline - Monroe's motivated sequence

Persuasive speech outline - convince with Monroe's Motivated Sequence - the logical, powerful, proven 5 step pattern underpinning the psychology of persuasion.

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Persuasive speech ideas - 100 good topics

Looking for persuasive speech ideas? Here's 100 interesting topic suggestions and tips to help you make your speech a knock out success.

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Easter speeches - 30+ inspirational, interesting speech topics

Easter Speeches: 30+ interesting history-rich topics for fascinating informative or demonstration speeches.

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About me, contact - Susan Dugdale from write-out-loud.com

Who is Susan Dugdale from write-out-loud.com? Find out about and contact me here.

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Speech topics - 100's of good ideas for public speaking

Speech topics by the 100's: lists of interesting, original demonstration, impromptu, persuasive (and more) public speaking ideas

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Fun persuasive speech topics - 105 suggestions for students

Humorous, droll, absurd, zany and ridiculous ideas for funny persuasive speeches to make your audience smile.

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The importance of communication skills - 5 steps to improve

The importance of communication skills - How to improve communication - 5 steps to banish those awkward silences.

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Fun speech topics for kids of all ages

Fun speech topics: a light hearted list of 60 giggle, chortle and smile ideas for humorous speeches. Suitable for kids of all ages.

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Thank you quotes for speeches or notes

Thank you quotes: 38 of the best quotations to help you say 'thank you' creatively and meaningfully.

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Thank you speech - How to write a sincere appreciation speech

How to write the thank you speech speech you'd love to receive. Read the sample, adapt the ready-made template, choose a quote, write, rehearse and go!

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Speech writer for hire - take the stress out of preparing your speech

Speech writer for hire - bespoke speech writing service for custom speeches at a competitive rate.

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Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking

Overcoming fear of public speaking: how to swap anxiety for confidence, write and give successful speeches. Source activities, speech topics & samples.

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Writing a persuasive speech: a 7 step action plan

Writing a persuasive speech - an action point checklist: how to choose your topic, set a goal, analyse your audience, and select a speech pattern to use.

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Free Sample Eulogies, Funeral Speeches, Eulogy Examples

Free sample eulogies: a heartfelt collection of funeral speeches submitted by readers all over the world to help those in need write a eulogy.

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How to manage public speaking anxiety

Manage public speaking anxiety using self-hypnosis - an efficient, effective way to swap fear for confidence

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Persuasive Speech Example: Monroes Motivated Sequence in Action

Persuasive speech example -The affect of suicide on those left behind - a sample persuasive speech using Monroe's Motivated Sequence

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Good persuasive speech topics - 50 ideas & more

Good persuasive speech topics: 50 super-starter ideas plus 'how-to' craft a good persuasive speech. Download a blank Monroe's Motivated Sequence speech outline and check out an example speech.

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How to Write a Speech - step by step help

How to write a speech: step by step speech writing help, from preparing an outline (the beginning) through to delivery (the end), with examples and checklists.

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Farewell Speeches - Saying goodbye with style

Farewell speeches: how to write and give a gracious goodbye or leaving speech.

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The Speech Builder - create an original speech in minutes

The speech builder helps you quickly and easily create unique, personalized farewell, welcome and thank you speeches.

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Diction Exercises - Tongue Twisters to Speak Clearly

Diction Exercises: learn how to speak clearly with the best of tongue twisters.

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Speech topics for children

Dozens of school speech topics for children in middle school: Community & Social Issues, Arts & Culture, Fun & Whimsy, Sports & Games, Food, Seasons & Nature, Animals, Birds & Fish or Hobbies

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Birthday Speeches for Milestone Celebrations: a 50th speech sample

Birthday speeches: In need of inspiration? Check this warm and witty 50th roast/toast example. Use it as a guide for the speech you need to write.

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Retirement speech sample - a teacher's farewell address

Want a retirement speech sample? Use this farewell address from a teacher to kick-start the process of writing your own. Step-by-step guidelines and a large selection of retirement quotations.

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Demonstration Speech Topics: 100 + 'how to' speech ideas

100 + demonstration speech topics: plus how to develop and deliver a successful demonstrative or 'how to' speech.

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Self Introduction Speech Tips

Self introduction speech: how to introduce yourself well to a group. 6 essential topic tips, a template plus an example speech.

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Interesting speech topics - finding a good subject to talk about

Interesting speech topics - dozens of good, original subject ideas to fascinate and captivate your audience.

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Impromptu public speaking topics: a list of 50 speech ideas

Impromptu public speaking topics - 50 interesting and diverse speech topic suggestions to practice unscripted, spontaneous, speaking.

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Impromptu speech topic cards : ready to download and print

Download and print impromptu speech topic cards

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Public speaking games ebook: activities to build skills & confidence

Public speaking games ebook: 28 fun speech games & activities for middle school to adult; complete with printable resources, and full how-to guides

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Benefits of public speaking: 14 good reasons to let go of fear

14 big benefits of public speaking: compelling motivators to get over fear of public speaking: more confidence, leadership skills ...

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Informational speech topics - ideas for informative speeches

Informational speech topics: literally 100s of excellent informative speech topic ideas, ideal for middle school and upwards.

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Elocution topics for kids

Elocution Topics for Kids: 50+ ideas to help parents and teachers choose good speech topics for children from the child's perspective.

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Tongue Exercises for Articulation

Mrs Tongue Does Her Housework - fun, effective tongue exercises for articulation set to a simple story. Suitable for students of all ages.

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Demonstrative Speech Topics or How To Speech Ideas

Good demonstrative speech topics: dozens of themed how to speech ideas to help you choose the best visual aids speech topic.

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Free word games: 10 fun public speaking activities

Free word games -10 fun, confidence-building improv speech and drama (public speaking) activities. Suitable for 13+ yrs

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Public Speaking Games: Speech Activities for Confidence and Skills

Public Speaking Games: 7 fun-filled speech activities to build confidence and skills. Middle school upwards.

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Public speaking activities and games

Public speaking activities and games for middle school up - 20 + fun adaptable exercises to build confidence & skills

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Improv Games: 5 Icebreakers for Speech and Drama Classes

Improv games -5 superb warm-ups/icebreaker drama activities to sharpen focus and concentration, encourage mental flexibility while developing awareness of body language and communication.

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How to read poetry aloud: recite a poem with confidence

Take the mystery out of how to read poetry aloud. If you're reciting a poem and don't know where to begin, these simple tips will teach you how to read with confidence and clarity.

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Christmas speeches: how to write a short, simple & sincere speech

Christmas speeches made joyfully easy with a step-by-step speech template. Your gift to your audience is using it!

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Christmas speech sample: a template to adapt

Christmas speech sample: celebrate simply and sincerely. Use this easily adaptable sample speech as a starting point to write your own.

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Tribute speech guide - how to prepare a commemorative speech

Tribute Speech: a step by step guide, with examples, to prepare a sincere commemorative speech.

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How to write a eulogy - funeral speeches step by step

How to write a eulogy: a complete step-by-simple-step guide to write and deliver a loving sincere funeral speech

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Sample Eulogy: two funeral speech examples

Read a sample eulogy to stimulate ideas for the funeral speech you need to write. There are two eulogy examples here; different in style, unique, as were the people they celebrate.

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How to Banish Impromptu Speaking Blues

Impromptu speaking: Yes, you CAN learn to love it! Use the KISS formula, choose 1 of the 7 example impromptu speech templates or organisers, pause, think, open your mouth and begin.

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Public speaking nerves: 5 strategies to manage fear

Public speaking nerves: 5 positive strategies to manage fear of making a speech

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Building rapport - understanding your audience

Building rapport for public speakers: If your speech falls flat perhaps you have overlooked one of the most important public speaking skill of them all, understanding your audience.

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Overcoming Public Speaking Anxiety Breathing Exercises

Overcoming public speaking anxiety breathing exercises: easy to use and very effective. They release tension and improve your speaking voice.

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