ROSHAAN AMEERDISCUSSIONPUBLIC SPEAKING When your general purpose is to inform, you act as a teacher or lecturer.Your goal is to convey information clearly, accurately, and interestingly. (pg80) There are two categories most speeches fall into-to inform or to persuade. When giving an informative speech, the speaker must provideaccurate and clear facts while still remaining interesting. Preparation iskey to an informative speech. Knowing what you are talking about canallow you to venture away from just the written text. It allows you toanswer questions correctly and seem informed. I plan to take this advice and try and to prepare myself properly. By properly preparing for a speech will allow you to better explain what isbeing said. I do not want to be the speaker that reads directly off a screenwhile boring my audience to death. When the main objective of a speech is to educate its audience, the person giving the speech assumes the persona of an instructor orprofessor. The speaker's primary mission in this scenario is to provide theaudience with information that is true, understandable, and presented inan engaging manner. It is possible that the objective of the address will beto deliver research ﬁndings, clarify a misinterpretation, provide newinformation, describe a concept or procedure, or clarify amisunderstanding. In order for the speaker to accomplish the goal of educating the audience,they need to have a solid comprehension of the topic at hand and bethoroughly prepared to present the address. The major points should be
laid out in a way that is simple to follow and comprehend, and the addressshould have a framework that is rational and consistent. The presenterought to demonstrate and substantiate the information that is beingpresented with the help of pertinent instances, anecdotes, and visual tools. It is important that the tone and manner of the address are appropriate forboth the audience and the circumstance. The person giving thepresentation should steer clear of using jargon or specialised terminologythat the audience may not comprehend. Instead, they should communicatetheir information in a straightforward manner by utilising terminology thatis clear and uncomplicated. Last but not least, the speaker can add interest to the address by engagingthe audience in a variety of ways by employing strategies such as askingquestions, using comedy, or sharing stories. The use of these strategies canbe helpful in keeping the audience involved and attentive throughout theentirety of the presentation. When a speech's overarching objective is to educate its audience, theperson giving the address assumes the persona of an instructor orprofessor. For the presentation to be successful, the speaker needs to beable to communicate the information in a way that is understandable,accurate, and entertaining while also making use of the appropriateterminology, structure, and techniques.