For example, for the topic “Should people be allowed to own pit bulls?
” there are two obvious viewpoints: everyone should be allowed to own a pit bull if they want to, and no one should be allowed to own a pit bull.
I got this prompt in English class, on standardized tests, in speech and debate class, etc.
I’ve written and presented about it so often I could probably still rattle off all the main points of my old speeches word-for-word.
They may be concerned that priests who marry won’t be as committed to God or their congregations, so be sure to address those concerns and why they shouldn’t worry about them as much as they may think.
Discussing your topic with people (ideally those with viewpoints similar to those of your future audience) before you give your speech is a good way to get a better understanding of how your audience thinks.
It’ll also help you sound passionate and informed when you talk, both important factors in giving an excellent persuasive speech.
In fourth grade, after being told I could give a persuasive speech on any topic I wanted to, I chose to discuss why the Saguaro cactus should be the United State’s national plant.
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