A speech is a spoken discourse or an expression of ideas delivered in front of an audience by the speaker.
A speech can perform one or more of the following functions:
- To convince the audience: ‘Reasons why I Believe Indians don‟t have Civic Sense’
- To provoke the audience to take an action: ‘Report Corruption to Kill Corruption’
- To inspire the audience: ‘Do One Good Deed A Day’
- To inform the audience: ‘Beauty Magazines Promote Low Self-esteem’