7 Keys for Writing a Strong Speech

What Makes a Good Speech

  • Make it concise
    A good speech is concise. You don’t want to waste your audience’s time with lengthy introductions and unnecessary details. Of course, you may want to deliver a lot of information, but it doesn’t mean that your speech should be long. If you have control over the length of your speech, make it brief yet informative, presenting information in a condensed and well-structured way.
  • Make it clear
    Make sure that your audience will understand exactly what you say. Your speech should be easy to comprehend, so you should choose the right style of delivery. Don’t fill your speech with complex terms. Stick with simple language. A speech shouldn’t be as formal as a research paper, so use some informal phrases that will make your speech sound more natural.
  • Avoid bias
    Your speech must be as objective as possible. There’s nothing wrong with evoking emotions in your audience. Quite the opposite, if your audience reacts to your speech emotionally, the chances are that it’s good. However, you shouldn’t be overly emotional when delivering your speech, and you must ensure that all opinions that you present are unbiased and based on facts.
  • Keep it relevant
    Your speech should be interesting for the audience. You should ensure that there’s a need for your topic and that your message is perfectly relevant. Don’t try to impress your audience by providing lots of information that has nothing much to do with the main topic of your speech. Keep it focused.

Top 7 Tips for Writing a Strong Speech

Wrapping Up

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