Informative Speech Outline 

write about women driving in Saudi Arabia and use reliable sources such as Newyorktimes

please cite

I. Intro (Approximately 45 seconds – 1:15 minutes) 

A. Attention Getter: (Wake up your audience!) 

B. Audience Relevance: (2-3 sentence summary on basic background info of your topic) 

C. Speaker Credibility: (Explain why you are credible to talk about this topic – could include research conducted, former experience, interest and knowledge 

D. Thesis: Today I am going to inform you about…. (Keep it under 15 words)
E. Preview of main points: (Roadmap of your speech) (First I will talk about.., then I will discuss.., and finally I will 

look at..) Transition into Body: 

II. Body
A. Main Point 1: (1-2 minutes) 

1. (5-8 sentences) 

2. (5-8 sentences)
Transition: Must include internal summary and internal preview 

B. Main Point 2: (1-2 minutes) 1. (5-8 sentences) 

2. (5-8 sentences)
Transition: Must include internal summary and internal preview 

C. Main Point 3: (1-2 minutes) 1. (5-8 sentences) 

2. (5-8 sentences)
Transition (Signal to Conclusion): Must include internal summary and internal preview 

III. Conclusion (Approximately 30 seconds – 1 min.)
A. Review thesis: (Simply restate your thesis. Thesis and restated thesis must match) 

B. Review main points: (Simply restate your preview. The preview and summary must match) C. Closer: (Should be inspiring and memorable!) 

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