Internal Previews

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Label Transitions, Internal Summaries, and Internal Previews One way to make sure you have strong transitions, internal summaries, and internal previews is to include them in the preparation outline. Usually they are not incorporated into the system of symbolization and indentation, but are labeled separately and inserted in the outline where they will appear in the speech. Attach a bibliography You should include with the outline a bibliography that shows all the books, magazines, newspapers, and internet sources you consulted, as well as any interviews or field research you conducted. The two major bibliographic formats are those developed by the Modern Language Association (MLA) and the American Psychological Association (APA). Both are widely used by communication scholars; you should…show more content…
“How to Survive a Disaster.” Time 29 May 2008. Web. 6 June 2008. APA: Ripley, A. (2008, May 29). How to survive a disaster. Time. Retrieved from Give your speech a title In our class most of our speeches do not need a title unless the teacher requires one. A speech title is necessary when the speech is publicized in advance or is going to be published. Whatever the reason if you decide to use a title it should be brief, attract the attention of your audience, and encapsulate the main thrust of your speech. Preparation outline check list Does my speech have a title? Do I state the specific purpose before the text of the outline itself? Do I state the central idea before the text of the outline? Are the introduction, body, and conclusion clearly labeled? Are the main points and sub points written in full sentences? Are transitions, internal summaries, and internal previews clearly labeled? Does the outline follow a consistent pattern of symbolization and indentation? Does the outline provide a clear visual framework that shows the relationships among the ideas of my

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