Impromptu Speaking (IMP)

VIDEO: Impromptu Speech

From the National Speech and Debate Association:

Impromptu is a public speaking event where students have seven total minutes to select a topic, brainstorm their ideas, outline the speech, and finally, deliver the speech. The speech is given without notes and uses an introduction, body, and conclusion. The speech can be light-hearted or serious. The speech can be based upon prompts that range from nursery rhymes, current events, celebrities, organizations, and more.

Past Topics:

  • Chicago Cubs
  • Pepsi v. Coke
  • An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

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