A basic speech outline should include three main sections:
Use these samples to help prepare your speech outlines and bibliographies.
Sample Preparation Outline -- from The Art of Public Speaking, 10th ed., pp. 213-215; this type of outline is very detailed with all the main points and subpoints written in complete sentences. Your bibliography should be included with this outline.
Sample Speaking Outline -- from The Art of Public Speaking, 10th ed., pp. 218-219; this type of outline is very brief and uses phrases or key words for the main points and subpoints. This outline is used by the speaker during the speech.