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Informative Speech About Pokemon

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Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about Pokemon Central Idea: Pokemon is a very popular game that people all over the world enjoy. INTRODUCTION I. (Attention Getter) The year was 2010, I was 7 years old and laughing it up with my friends. Suddenly out of nowhere, one of them whips out a bin of plastic figures, each one was colorful and interesting to look at. “What are these?” I asked him, picking up a blue figure. He looked at me like I was crazy, “ you don’t know what pokemon is? Boy are you stupid” Being a 7 year old, I was hurt, and I wondered, what was pokemon, and why was it so important to my friends? 3 years later I stumbled across something in Target that intrigued me, something called the Pokemon Trading Card Game. I was hooked, the idea of collecting monsters and trading with other people was so interesting that I couldn’t help but love it. I ended up buying hundreds of cards, many games, and binge watching the anime. Now, what I hope to do in this speech is tell you all about pokemon and keep you interested the entire time. II. (Reveal Topic) I’m going to forego humility for the time being and say that, I am an expert on pokemon. I spent hours reading through pokemon books trying to memorize every pokemon, now I can name each and every one of the 800 pokemon by description alone. I have amassed a collection of about 2000 pokemon cards and competed against players who have played in national tournaments, obviously I was brutally defeated, but I managed
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