Exact Purpose Statement: After hearing my speech my audience will know…
I. First main point stated as a full sentence.
A. Orally cited evidence supporting I.
B. Different orally cited evidence supporting I.
II. Second main point stated as a full sentence.
A. Orally cited evidence supporting II.
B. Different orally cited evidence supporting II.
III. Third main point stated as a full sentence.
A. Orally cited evidence supporting III.
B. Different orally cited evidence supporting III.
Sample from: iSpeak 2011 pp. 134-136 speech final full sentence outline.
Exact Purpose Statement: After hearing my speech the audience will know the history of the three most popular artificial sweeteners on the market.
I. Sweet ‘N Low, made from saccharin, marked the start of the artificial sweetener age.
A. In 1879, two researchers at Johns Hopkins University were creating new chemical dyes when one of their vessels boiled over. Forgetting to wash his hands, one of the researchers realized that the compound left on his hands tasted sweet when he sat down for his next meal.
B. Saccharin has had a very controversial past. In the 70s, studies showed that rats who were fed saccharin had increased occurrences of bladder cancer. Because of this, the FDA proposed a ban on saccharin. Rather than banning it right away, congress passed legislation that would protect saccharin while more safety studies were conducted. In the meantime, foods containing saccharin were required to bear a label warning of health hazards and the cause of cancer in laboratory animals.
II. Equal made from aspartame was the next to hit the market.
A. The FDA approved aspartame as a food additive in 1981, and according to Equal’s official Web site, Equal alone is used in over six thousand products-not to mention other brands of artificial sweeteners that contain aspartame. Aspartame is composed of three chemicals, all of which are metabolized by the body.
B. Aspartame has experienced just as much, if not more, controversy as saccharin. According to a 2006 issue