Strategic organization helps increase the clarity and effectiveness of your speech. Four key issues are discussed in this section:
- Main Ideas
- Organizational Patterns
- Connective Devices
- References to Outside Research
The body contains the bulk of information in your speech and needs to be clearly organized. Without clear organization, the audience will probably forget your information, main points, perhaps even your thesis. Some simple strategies will help you create a clear, memorable speech. Below are the four key issues used in organizing a speech.