Written activity: “How to write a speech”

Write down a 200-300 word speech with the following title: “There are several ways to defeat poverty and one of them is technology. People in the world disacknowledge how important this tool is in some countries”.  If you finish this task correctly (deadline: 1st period Tuesday 17th) you will get a 0.5 bonus point in the next test.

Instructions

Watch the following video for a speech introduction outline:

Remember that you have to respect the following outline:

  • Opening (how you are going to get the audience attention)
    • Premise (idea that you are promoting)
  • Body
    • 1…
    • 2…
    • 3…
  • Call for action (what you want your audience to do)
  • Close (a conclusion connected to the opening, if possible)

Use 3 sentences with Present Perfect and 3 sentences with Past Simple. Underline them

Use at least 5 connectors from the following list:

  1. The next point I’d like to make is…
  2. In conclusion…
  3. My first point is…
  4. In fact…
  5. As you can see from these examples…
  6. First….second…. third…
  7. Finally…
  8. Now that we have established…
  9. Keeping these points in mind…
  10. Now that we understand…
  11. Let’s begin with…
  12. My next example is…
  13. Likewise…
  14. In the same way…
  15. In addition to…
  16. At the same time…
  17. Now let’s consider…
  18. However…
  19. Nevertheless…
  20. Furthermore…

Make a draft of your speech and start writing!

 

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