Informative Speech About Laughter

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a. Attention Getter: Who here likes to laugh? Background & Audience Relevance: majority of people usually raise their hands as laughing is one of the best feelings, it brings us a sense of happiness and joy. We all know that friend who laughs and his laugh alone makes you laugh for no reason at all, it's contagious. So today for my speech I hope to persuade you about the importance of laugher in our life. b. Speaker Credibility:I personally believe that laughing is very important. So, I have gathered and studied information from sources to explain laughter and its importance. c. Thesis: Laughter is healthy and important to the human body and our lives. d. Preview of Main Point: I’m going to discuss to you the health benefits from laughter,…show more content…
Body a. Main Point 1 (Argument #1/Problem):You may ask yourself how is laughter healthy to me? i. Sub-point A: According to an article by livestrong.com in Nov. 2015 a research conducted by Vanderbilt University Medical Center revealed that 10 out of 15 minutes of laughter can burn up to 50 calories, 50 calories can add up to 2 chocolate pieces. just by laughing 10 to 15 minutes, you can burn up to 50 calories. ii. Sub-point B: Also, laughter increases the blood flow and result to healthy blood vessels as stated in WebMD website, article “Give your body a boost with laughter” in 2015 by Morgan Griffin. She also stated that doctors advise for every person to laugh about 15 minutes. 15 minutes a day can lead to a long and healthy future. Laughter is an important natural defense against illness. Transition between Main Point (Purposeful physical delivery will increase points): So, we discussed how laughter is healthy to us. Now, I’m going to tell you the ability of our children to learn better in class. b. Main Point 2 (Argument #2/Cause): Since the future is about the children and since the children is our future how can laughter help our…show more content…
Sub-point B: Also, public speakers often begin their talks with humorous stories to relax the audience and to get their attention. It also makes them feel connected with the audience. Which is important for kids to learn at an early age. Transition between Main Point:So, we spoke about the ability of laughter for children to learn better. Let me tell you how laughter is important to ourselves. i. Main Point 3 (Argument #3/Solution) :You may ask yourself again, why is laughter important to me in my everyday life? i. Sub-point A: Christie Nicholson a journalist, wrote in the scientific american website in her article “The Humor Gap” in Oct. 2012 researchers indicate that both men and women value sense of humor when choosing a partner. A study suggests that women and men when they chat, the amount that a woman laughs at a man’s jokes shows how interested she is in that man and how attracted she is in his sexual

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