Assignment 1.1Introductory Speech OutlineDue Week 2: 35 points1) Select either Topic A or Topic B for your introductory speech.o Topic A: Elevator Pitch | Deliver an elevator pitch that describes yourprofessional background and experience for a potential employer during a jobinterview.o Topic B: Dream Career | Discuss your dream career.2) Create an outline or speaking notes in Microsoft Word.o Download the Microsoft Word template in the “Assignment 1.1” sectionlocated in Week 2 of your course.o Focus your speech on 2-3 main points so you’ll stay within the 2-minute timelimit.3) Submit the completed Microsoft Word template in Blackboard (this is separate fromyour speech/self-review).

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Sample Outline:
By Student Smith
Dr. Horner
Today’s Date
Topic: Insert topic here.
I. Introduction
A. Capture your audience’s attention with a quote, anecdote, or personal experience
B. Build up to the main reason for the speech
C. Summarize the main idea and briefly state the main points
1. First Main Point
2. Second Main Point
3. Third Main Point
II. First Main Point: Working with outline numbered text in Microsoft Word
A. Move an outline numbered item to the appropriate numbering level
1. On the Formatting toolbar
a) To demote the item to a lower numbering level
(1) Click a list number
(2) Click Increase Indent.
b) To promote the item to a higher numbering level
(1) Click a list number
(2) Click Decrease Indent
B. Help plan speech and organize thoughts
III. Second Main Point: Creating a Microsoft PowerPoint
A. Creating a PowerPoint presentation from a Word outline
1. PowerPoint uses the heading styles in the Word document
a) Heading styles are applied when you use numbered outlines
(1) Each paragraph formatted with the Heading 1 style becomes the
title of a new slide, each Heading 2 becomes the first level of text, and
so on.
B. Procedures
1. Open the document and use it to create a PowerPoint presentation
2. On the File menu, point to Send To, and then click Microsoft PowerPoint
C. Create a PowerPoint presentation based on prepared notes
IV. Main Point 3: Building on previous work
A. Use heading styles to create longer documents, view a document’s organization in
Outline view, and use it to prepare speech
B. To learn more about Outline view, review Microsoft Word Help
V. Conclusion
A. Restate your main points
1. First Main Point
2. Second Main Point
3. Third Main Point
B. Summarize the presented ideas
C. Restate introduction or conclude with a compelling remark

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