-persuade your audience that you are correct
-Ethos, Pathos, Logos
-creative, planned, managed, memorable
-message must be transmitted and received effectively
-targeted and purposeful
-designed to influence
Goal: clear, organized, coherent, communication
Exercise in critical judgment to reach a conclusion
Closed Questions: yes or no questions
Open Questions: no specific answer
Because: implies reason, connects statement, establishes causality, establishes obligation
A good argument in extemp is supported by three reasons
Steps Based Questions:
-overall answer and why ex. Increase diplomatic relations because 1, 2, 3
-three steps: ex. Have a more engaging fopo1
OT: necessary background (intro or point)
Transitions have movement!
1. Transitional phrase
a. weaving of our AGD
b. OT analysis
c. Example that fits the point (mini AGD)
d. Simple, clean, genuine joke
Tag: An overall reason why your answer is correct.
-establish the overall claim in a few words
A: Prove the tag is true.
-establish what is happening right now, within the context of the point.
-use evidence to prove the tag is true
B: Link the tag to the question.
-change of status quo
Impact: Why it matters
Q: Is the US Energy policy sustainable for the next 50 years?