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

As of 2014, a contemporary monologue is a dramatic speech in a play written from 1956 to the present. Although some schools of thought believe contemporary monologues are only those written in the 20 years previous to th... More »

A short speech about love is a short oral presentation about the concept of love. The speech could contain quotes on the matter, philosophical observations or personal anecdotes. It could include the different types of l... More »

Famous examples of declamation include Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech, Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and Winston Churchill's "We shall fight them on the beaches." A fictional example is the Shakespea... More »