Informative Speech - Uae Essay

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Your Name Here Public Speaking Assignment # 3 - Informative Speech M/W - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm UNITED ARAB EMIRATES SPECIFIC GOAL: I want my audience to know about United Arab Emirates. INTRODUCTION I. Attention Getter: Hello and Asalam Alaikum! II. Credibility Statement: During my seven years of contracting work all over the Middle East, I have had the chance to visit this country many many times, besides living and working there from 2012-2013. III. Thesis: Today, I will talk to you about my adopted country during my time in the Middle East, the United Arab Emirates (UAE). If you would like to learn more about the UAE, you should start by going to the National Geographic and Wikipedia websites. BODY I. Background: The UAE was formed starting with six emirates in Dec 2, 1971 after its independence from the United Kingdom, with another emirate joining a year later for a total federation of seven emirates. A. The UAE covers 32,278 square miles and is located on the Persian Gulf . It shares land borders with Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia. B. Dubai, the biggest city and Abu Dhabi, the capital, are the two main emirates. Transitional Statement: Now that I have talked about the UAE's background, I will now discuss about its government. II. Government: UAE's government is a federation with specified powers delegated to the UAE federal government and other powers reserved to member emirates. A. The UAE is ruled by a president seated at the oil-rich capital emirate of Abu Dhabi. B. While the political system is similar to any democratic country, hereditary dynastic family rule still operates in each

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