Informative Speech Galapagos Islands Outline Essay

791 Words Jul 3rd, 2013 4 Pages
Galapagos Islands
Purpose: To inform my classmates about the Galapagos Islands.
Thesis: The Galapagos Islands are located in the eastern Pacific Ocean, a beautiful and exotic place for your next vacation.
Organizational Pattern: Topical
I. Introduction
A. Attention Getter: Have you guys heard about giant tortoises? They live in the Galapagos Islands, one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
B. Relevance: Most college students want to go on vacation once they graduate from college and usually travel within the U.S. Why not travel to an exotic place outside the country?[VISUAL AID]
C. Credibility: I lived in Ecuador the country the islands belong to and saw a lot of documentaries about the islands and some of my
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From June to November the water and air temperature are colder because of the Humboldt Current, this is nutrient water that attracts fish and sea birds. The sky is filled with clouds, wind is stronger and seas a bit rougher.[VISUAL AID]
5. 97% of the land is designated as National Parks.
f. Visits can be made only to specific visitor sites with certified naturalist guides.
g. The Galapagos National Park monitors visitors and ecological conditions.
h. Different sites are known for specific scenery, vegetation and wildlife.
Transition: I hope you are all excited about this place by now!
B. Planning a trip
6. It’s possible to get to the islands by boat, but mostly all visitors travel by air for convenience.
i. Flights depart from the main cities of Ecuador which are Quito and Guayaquil.
j. Airlines like TAME and AeroGal offer flights to the islands. The average flight it’s about $425 for a roundtrip.
k. There are two main airports in the islands, in Baltra and San Cristobal.
l. Upon arrival a fee has to be paid for the park, $100 for adults and $50 for children.[VISUAL AID]

7. Now what items should you bring with you.[VISUAL AID]
m. Let’s start off with clothing, bring light clothes…

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