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Getting Ready to Speak

Every speech must begin with an idea, but coming up with ideas can be difficult, and turning those ideas into a well-constructed speech can seem complex, but, with practice, anyone can do it.

First, three questions need to be answered:

Follow the links in the questions above for a more detailed explanation of what you need. After the answers to these questions are understood, you can begin the process of topic choice and development, which determines what you want to say as well as what you think the audience needs to hear.