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Communication and Speech Library Guide

Explore this guide to find research articles, quotes, and sample speech outlines.

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Speech Outlines

A basic speech outline should include three main sections:

  • The Introduction --  This is where you tell them what you're going to tell them.
  • The Body -- This is where you tell them.
  • The Conclusion -- This is where you tell them what you've told them.

Use these samples to help prepare your speech outlines and bibliographies: