Need a topic for a 3-5 minute informative speech!

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  1. Time2Kill

    Time2Kill Golden Member

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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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    hrm.

    if this is a public school I'd suggest neither of those geekish topics. :Q
     
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    uwantasumwang Banned

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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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    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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    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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    do it on superfluous monkeys
     
  7. Time2Kill

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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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    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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    How about on the new tax cut that was just announced. Will definitly impress the teacher if nothing else.
     
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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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    << 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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    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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    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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    Llamas...the best thing before sliced bread.
     
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    you want their attention do a speech on birth control
     
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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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    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
    title:
    mileage for a gallon of gas:

    0_____________________________________45 mi
    m __________E_______________ t_____ r______o
    c _______i ____ v__________ i c
    a __ c___ o___ r____ d
    e xpl o r er
    exterr a
    can't post that many spaces so i used underscores
     
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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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    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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    How about Franklin Loyd Wright...He was a great american architect.
     
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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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    << 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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    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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