Persuasive Speech Outline
General Purpose: To persuade.
Specific Purpose: To persuade the class to/that….
Thesis:Electrical Engineering statement of your topic and angle…
B. Thesis –
C. Connect Audience & Self to Topic
Concerns audience because …
(Need) Current problem… (source)
B. (Satisfy Need) –
C. (Visualize– describe what the future will be like if things are changed or not
changed) – add sub-points as needed.
If it is not changed…
If it is changed…
Summary- brief summary of the ideas in the body
Changing our behavior can …
B. Concluding Statement (Action-encourage your audience to implement your
solution, adopt your attitude, change a behavior, etc.)