posted by kevin on .
Can someone please check my work?
Which of the following is Not a good idea for choosing a subject for a persuasive speech?
Choose an issue important to you.
Choose a subject that people disagree on.
Choose a subject that you have little personal experience with or facts about. (answer)
Choose a subject for which there is an audience you would like to influence
Which of the following is NOT a good idea for developing the thesis of your persuasive speech?
Choose a debatable opinion with two sides.
Make hasty generalizations to have something to argue about. (answer)
State the thesis with one direct statement.
Refine the thesis until it is definsible and covers all of the evidence.
Which of the following is NOT a good idea for developing arguments for your persuasive speech?
List pros and cons in separate columns in your notes.
Refer to authorities who agree with you.
Use polite and reasonable language.
Never admit that an opposing point of view has merit. (answer)