A manual in the Advanced Communication Series, containing five speaking projects: organizing an informational speech, tailoring your speech to the audience, conducting a demonstration, presenting a report, and delivering a speech about an abstract subject.


The Speech to InformEdit

Time 5–7 minutes
  • select new and useful information for presentation to the audience.
  • Organize the information for easy understandability and retention.
  • Present the information in a way that will help motivate the audience to learn.
Informative speech

Resources for InformingEdit

Time 5–7 minutes
  • Analyze your audience regarding your chosen subject.
  • Focus your presentation at the audience's level of knowledge.
  • Build a supporting case for each major point using information gathered through research.
  • Effectively use at least one visual aid to enhance the audience's understanding.

The Demonstration TalkEdit

Time 5–7 minutes
  • Prep a demonstration speech to clearly explain a process, product, or activity.
  • Conduct the demonstration as part of a speech delivered without notes.
A demonstration to explain a process, activity, or product.

A Fact-Finding ReportEdit

Time 5–7 minutes speech, 2–3 minutes Q&A
  • Prepare a report on a situation, event, or problem of interest to the audience.
  • Deliver sufficient factual information in your report so the audience can make valid conclusions or a sound of a RMK
  • Answer questions from the audience.
Fact-finding report

The Abstract ConceptEdit

Time 6–8 minutes
  • Research and analyze an abstract concept, theory, historical force, or social / political issue.
  • Present the ideas in a clear, interesting manner.
Explain a theory, principle, philosophy, or social issue.


  • Using Visual Aids—A guide to preparing and displaying graphics and videos that will be employed in a speech.


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