1. In which part of the speech should the speaker especially slow down, pause as needed, connect with the listeners, and give emphasis to the main points and thesis?
2. How long can the speaker expect the listener to wait for a statement of the thesis before the listener loses interest and goes on to thinking about something other than the speech?
3. Mary's speech focuses on how her mother's actions shaped her personality. What is the best speech design for Mary's speech?
4. As a speaker, you should be cautious about using which kind of attention getter?