According to recommendations by, there are 10 important keys to writing an effective leadership speech. These keys are underpinned by the two main objectives behind every speech: to make a good impression and ... More »

Writing an effective motivational speech requires determining a message relevant to the audience, grabbing and keeping the audience's attention, providing the audience with a solution for a problem and then prompting the... More »

When writing a student council speech, the introduction ideally contains some information on the candidate, the body advises the audience of the candidate's goals, and the conclusion summarizes the information previously... More »

Some keys to effective speech writing include being memorable, having a solid organizational structure, starting out strong and considering the audience. These tactics can all help ensure that audiences don’t lose intere... More » Education Public Speaking

A topic that shares a special skill or speaks about current or national events, or even an interesting biographical factoid, makes a good ninth-grade speech topic. Perhaps the student has a talent in web design or surfin... More »

Highly rated speech topics include the legalization of marijuana, the labeling of food additives and the impact of television violence on society. Other popular topics include the cost and accessibility of higher educati... More » Education Public Speaking

Some best and memorable speeches include Halle Berry’s acceptance speech during the 2002 Oscars, when she thanked the black actresses who had come before her. Cuba Gooding Jr. also gave a memorable acceptance speech duri... More »