General Purpose: To persuade
Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience not to smoke cigarettes
Central Idea: Today I would like to persuade you to realize the dangers and health risks of smoking cigarettes, I would like to give you some options of how not to start smoking and or even stop, and I would like you to visualize with me a nation that is smoke free.
Emotional Appeal: Disgusted, appalled, and baffled
Motivational Appeal: People want to stop smoking or not start because they realize it is deadly.
A. Attention Getter: According to History Today, “Each year, smoking kills more people than AIDS, alcohol, drug abuse, car crashes, murders, suicides and fires---combined!!”
B. Relate Topic: As collage students, some of us smoke and some of us are constantly surrounded with ideas of thoughts of smoking.
C. Credibility Statement: I have done extensive research on this subject and am extremely qualified to talk to you today.
D. Preview Statement: Today I would like to persuade you to realize the dangers and health risks of smoking cigarettes, I would like to give you some options of how not to start smoking and or even stop, and I would like you to visualize with me a nation that is smoke f
In 1972, there was a report that identified that involuntary (secondhand) smoking is a health risk and that is why it is banned in public places. Review Main Points: We now know some hazards and health risks associated with smoking cigarettes, we know some solutions not to start smoking or even to quit smoking, and we have visualized how great the world would be without smoking. Action Statement: I need a commitment from all of you who do smoke to at least try to seek some help in quitting smoking and I need for all of you who do not smoke to really think twice before you do start smoking. "A regular smoker of 30 years that smokes one pack of cigarettes per day, if still alive would have smoked, on average 220,000 cigarettes by now and consumed about seven pounds of tar. 3,000 young innocent people become the victims of a deadly cycle everyday"that could be our kids one day. I would like to give you some options of how not to start smoking and or even stop. "Approximately 80 of adult smokers started smoking before the age of 18 and everyday, 3,000 young people under the age of 18 become regular smokers," according to Channel Four News. We must think of how selfish we are being by smoking, we are harming other people!1. Imagine walking across campus without walking through the smokers in front of Pray Harold.