HAVE YOU EVER EXPERIENCE STRESS IN YOUR LIFE?
three causes occur
I. Anxiety usually occurs in teenagers.
II. Unhappiness usually occurs in the midlife.
III. Depression that usually occurs in elders people.
INFORMATIVE SPEECH: A speech about objects, people, events or concepts (excluding anything medical or disease related).
GENERAL PURPOSE: to inform
SPECIFIC PURPOSE: HAVE YOU EVER EXPERIENCE STRESS IN YOUR LIFE?
Your topic should incorporate the following:
• the needs and interests of your audience.
• Video editing and video stopping/pausing are NOT allowed.
OUTLINE: (Preparation Outline). Your main points should be in complete sentence form. The outline is submitted to the
OUTLINE GRADING RUBRIC
The introduction is engaging, states the main topic and previews the structure of the paper.
The conclusion is engaging and restates the thesis.
Structural Development of the Idea
Writer demonstrates logical and subtle sequencing of ideas through well-developed main points and sub points in complete sentences, transitions are used to enhance organization.
No errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling.
This is an example de outline that’s how I want this form
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN CULTURE SHOCKED?
Thesis: Culture shock can be described in four stages.
Purpose: To inform my audience of the four phases of culture
I. How many of you have experienced culture shock?
A. Many people experience culture shock, a reaction
to being in a culture very different from
what they were used to.
B. By understanding culture shock, you’ll be in a better
position to deal with it if and when it happens.
II. Culture shock occurs in four stages (Oberg, 1960).
A. The Honeymoon occurs first.
B. The Crisis occurs second.
C. The Recovery occurs third.
D. The Adjustment occurs fourth.
[Let’s follow the order in which these four stages occur
beginning with the first stage, the honeymoon.]
I. The Honeymoon occurs first.
A. The Honeymoon is the period of fascination
with the new people and culture.
B. You enjoy the people and the culture.
1. You love the people.
a. For example, the people in Zaire spend
their time very differently from the way
New Yorkers do.
b. For example, my first 18 years living on
a farm was very different from life in a
2. You love the culture.
a. The great number of different religions
in India fascinated me.
b. Eating was an especially great experience.
[But like many relationships, contact with a new culture is
not all honeymoon; soon there comes a crisis.]
II. The Crisis occurs second.
A. The Crisis is the period when you begin to experience
1. One-third of American workers abroad fail
because of culture shock (Samovar, Porter, &
2. The personal difficulties are also great.
B. Life becomes difficult in the new culture.
1. Communication is difficult.
2. It’s easy to offend people without realizing it.
[As you gain control over the various crises, you begin to
III. The Recovery occurs third.
A. The Recovery is the period when you learn how
B. You begin to learn intercultural competence
(Lustig & Koester, 2010).
1. You learn how to communicate.
a. Being able to go to the market and make
my wants known was a great day for me.
b. I was able to ask for a date.
2. You learn the rules of the culture.
a. The different religious ceremonies each
have their own rules.
b. Eating is a ritual experience in lots of
places throughout Africa.
[Your recovery leads naturally into the next and final
stage, the adjustment.]
IV. The Adjustment occurs fourth.
A. The adjustment is the period when you come to
enjoy the new culture.
B. You come to appreciate the people and the culture.
[Let me summarize, then, the stages you go through in experiencing
I. Culture shock can be described in four stages.
A. The Honeymoon is first.
B. The Crisis is second.
C. The Recovery is third.
D. The Adjustment is fourth.
II. By knowing the four stages, you can better understand
the culture shock you may now be experiencing
on the job, at school, or in your private life.