How do I start my introduction?
- Attract the Reader’s Attention. Begin your introduction with a “hook” that grabs your reader’s attention and introduces the general topic.
- State Your Focused Topic. After your “hook”, write a sentence or two about the specific focus of your paper.
- State your Thesis. Finally, include your thesis statement.
What are the three parts of a speech introduction?
- Introduction. The introduction of the speech establishes the first, crucial contact between the speaker and the audience.
- Body. In the body, the fewer the main points the better.
How do you write an introduction to a public speaking speech?
- Grab their attention. Immediately bring in your central message and come to the point.
- Give some background information. Tell why it is important to you, why you are doing it, why you want to tell them, etcetera.
- Give an example.
What is a self-introduction speech?
How do you write a 3 minute speech?
David Nilsen is the former editor of Fourth & Sycamore. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. You can find more of his writing on his website at davidnilsenwriter.com and follow him on Twitter as @NilsenDavid.