This is a guide for students enrolled in COM-105-01 – Speech.
The following are resources that you can use to learn more about the different types of speeches and to find more information to develop a speech of your own.
Databases where you can find speeches or information for your own speech:
You will need to log in using your STU username and password to use these sources.
- Issues & Controversies
- Academic Search Premier
- Vital Speeches of the Day
- EBSCOhost Ebooks Collection
Informative or Demonstrative speeches:
- Writing Guide: Informative Speaking. University of Colorado Writing Center
- Demonstration Speech: 150+ Ideas For Demonstration Speech Topics
- Demonstration Speech Outline Sample
Persuasive or Argumentative (Debate) speeches:
- Persuasive Speech Tips. Steve Iman, College of Business, Cal Poly Pomona
- Sample Persuasive Speech Outline
- Sample Debates and more
Special Occasion Speeches:
- Special Occasion Speech Guide and Examples
Videos of speeches:
YouTube is a great resource to view examples of speeches.
- Persuasive Speech– Being a Hero
- Demonstration Speech– How to make a club sandwich
- Special Occasion Speech – Commemorative Speech, Aunt Sue: http://youtu.be/VW6uSCy6Fx8
- Impromptu Speech: http://youtu.be/SEirgW49Mdw
Sources compiled by Gricel Dominguez