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Old 05-23-2001, 05:50 PM   #1
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I have to give a 3 to 5 minute speech tomorrow and it has to be an informative speech.

Do you guys have any interesting topics?

So far I am thinking about doing it on my water cooler, or the history of R/C Cars
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Old 05-23-2001, 05:52 PM   #2
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hrm.

if this is a public school I'd suggest neither of those geekish topics. :Q
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Old 05-23-2001, 05:52 PM   #3
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who is the audience.. relate your topic to your audience and you will give a better speech from their point of view..
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Old 05-23-2001, 05:53 PM   #4
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how about why pigs are not a delicasy in arabian countries.

or why the grass is always greener on the other side.
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Old 05-23-2001, 05:57 PM   #5
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Watercooling? Are you giving this speech to a geek convo or regular school kids (for your sake, I hope the former considering the topic).

Otherwise do a current event; energy crisis, missile defense plan, etc.
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Old 05-23-2001, 06:02 PM   #6
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do it on superfluous monkeys
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Old 05-23-2001, 06:03 PM   #7
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I go to a private school and it is for an english class

Other kids have done people they know, sports, singers and stupid stuff like that.

I think R/C cars would get most people's attention since I have to have a visual aid which would be an R/C Car
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Old 05-23-2001, 06:22 PM   #8
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I had the same assignment this past semester for a college speech class (ugggghhhh, required) and I did the collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in 1940. It was also my Extended Essay (a kind of junior/senior project for the IB program) so it wasn't too hard for me.
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Old 05-23-2001, 06:31 PM   #9
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How about on the new tax cut that was just announced. Will definitly impress the teacher if nothing else.
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Old 05-23-2001, 06:34 PM   #10
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well I remember from 9th grade someone doing one on how to wash a shirt with woolite. I haven't forgotten it to this day...and that was longer ago than I would like to admit.
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Old 05-23-2001, 06:51 PM   #11
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<< hrm.

if this is a public school I'd suggest neither of those geekish topics. :Q
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what the hell does that mean?!? only private school kids can be interested in r/c cars or water coolers?
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Old 05-23-2001, 07:08 PM   #12
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i'm do'n a 5-7 min informative speech on CA energy crisis.
and of course i live in CA
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Old 05-23-2001, 08:29 PM   #13
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Now I'm thinking about doing it on gas prices, but what would I do for my visual aid...some kind of chart?
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Old 05-23-2001, 08:35 PM   #14
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Old 05-23-2001, 08:37 PM   #15
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you want their attention do a speech on birth control
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Old 05-23-2001, 08:39 PM   #16
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If you did gas (sounds like a good idea) then maybe use a chart with prices to fill up a certain vehicle at different prices. Maybe even put a car and then a suv like an expedition and show the price to completely fill up at different prices such as $1.00 to $2.50 in certain increments.
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Old 05-23-2001, 08:55 PM   #17
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dats a good idea w/ the car thingie wut i think is better idea is this:

and draw the size of the car accordingly showing how far u can drive w/ each type of car
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mileage for a gallon of gas:

0_____________________________________45 mi
m __________E_______________ t_____ r______o
c _______i ____ v__________ i c
a __ c___ o___ r____ d
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can't post that many spaces so i used underscores
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Old 05-23-2001, 09:04 PM   #18
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I asked this same question yesterday for a speech I had to do today. My topic was on the need for good communication skills in today's job market.

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Old 05-23-2001, 09:15 PM   #19
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I had to do one on Monday, 3 minute informative speech with no notes, any topic. I chose the brake system on the car. I got a B because I went 3:45, she took off points for going too long. I guess I just had alot to say.

Gotta give a 5 minute persuasvie speech next week. Not sure what I'll do it on, so look for a thread like this from me sometime early next week
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Old 05-23-2001, 09:16 PM   #20
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How about Franklin Loyd Wright...He was a great american architect.
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Old 05-23-2001, 09:23 PM   #21
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Hey what's with the speeches for everyone else too?

We're doing speeches in english right now. I'm in 10th grade. I did:

informative (1:30 to 3 min) on civil rights
opinion (2-4 min) on smoking
persuasive (3-5 min) on smoking. Doing that tomorrow, just finished up with it.
entertainment (2-4 min). No idea what this is about but it's not due till next week.
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Old 05-23-2001, 09:46 PM   #22
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<< only private school kids can be interested in r/c cars or water coolers? >>



What the HELL?! What kind of school kids are interested in water coolers? What kind of fetish is that?
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Old 10-02-2013, 01:47 PM   #23
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I didn't think your topics where bad to begin with, public school or private school doesn't matter. & if you've got a visual you're golden! I am actually interest in your two original topics.

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Old 10-02-2013, 01:51 PM   #24
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Which is better - Keurig, French Press, or Drip Brew?

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