How to Choose a Good Topic. There are many strategies for choosing a good topic. It's recommended that you choose a topic that is exciting or interesting to you, so that you can be enthusiastic about your topic while delivering your speech. It helps to have some prior knowledge about the topic, or at least be motivated to research the topic closely.
Ensure that the topic of your choice is appropriate for the situation and venue, and that it is a good match for your audience's interests and desires. Also make sure that the topic is specific enough -- you only have a limited amount of time to give your speech, and so you can't cover everything. Identify a specific, targeted purpose and stick with it.
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