Sample Informative Speech Plan

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INFORMATIVE SPEECH PLAN
Title: Natural Remedies for Colds
Specific Speech Purpose: To inform my audience of the different ways to treat colds
using natural remedies.
Statement: People should learn the alternative ways in treating common ailments such as
colds since medicine, nowadays, are bought at a high price.

INTRODUCTION
I. Attention Step: It was a lovely day at school. I was walking to the canteen with my classmates when suddenly, I sneezed, and guess what happened? I swiftly covered my face with one hand, and as I quickly ran to the comfort room, I could feel the warm, sticky liquid rolling down my poor nose. I felt curious stares from the people I passed by.
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A. Blow your nose gently.
1. Use the proper way. Press a finger over one nostril while you blow gently to
clear the other.

B. Take a lot of rest.
1. Sleep, at least, seven hours a night.
2. Keep comfortably warm and protect yourself from sudden changes in
temperature.

C. Eat light foods.

III. Some spices act as remedies in treating colds.

A. Let pepper be an ingredient in the food you eat.
1. Pepper contains components which are known to thin mucus.
2. You may also gargle using warm water with pepper.

B. Learn to love garlic.
1. Scientific studies have shown that the substances contained in garlic have a
powerful viral effect.

C. Make ginger your partner.
1. Eating ginger raw or drinking ginger tea has been proven to be effective in
treating colds since the old days.
2. Investigations have discovered that the substances in ginger act specifically
against cold-causing virus.

CONCLUSION
Summary Step: Now that you are aware of the so-called natural remedies in treating colds, I hope that you start saving money by minimizing the purchase of medicines sold in drugstores. And keep in mind that these natural remedies are ready any time to help you combat one of your worst enemies, colds. With them, you'll surely…

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