Find the transcription of a business-oriented speech or presentation by searching www.americanrhetoric.com (Links to an external site.) (the site has thousands of transcriptions from speeches on many subjects). Examine the introduction and conclusion of the speech. How do these two sections emphasize the main points? Do they call the audience to action or attempt to change beliefs or feelings? Are they clear and effective? Also look at how the speaker uses transitions between main points. How do these help to guide the audience through the speech?
Describe your findings in 150-200 words. You may use bullet points. Include a link to the transcript you examined.