Delivering speeches is much easier than you think it is. Delivering effective speeches requires that it is well thought out and is well prepared. As important as it is to know how receptive a given audience might be to a particular topic it is even more important to gauge how much you know about it and how strongly you feel about a given topic. It would impossible to sound honest and convincing about something you yourself don’t understand and know completely.
When choosing an Informative Speech Topic, pick a topic that is interesting to you, and also one that you think will interest your audience, and most importantly a topic that your audience knows has at least a little knowledge about. And it is easy to judge and gauge the audience preferences and tastes based on some predominant features of the audience population such as age, gender, predominant occupation etc.
And if you happen to choose a controversial issue as the topic of the speech then an informative speech would have to describe the various sides, or the pros and cons, of the issue chosen.
And needless to say, you must conduct a detailed research on the chosen topic of Speech. This will help in broadening your understanding and horizon of the speech. And this will definitely impact the confidence with which you can deliver your speech.
Some suggestions for Informative Topics of conversation are given below. These topics are relevant in the changing scenario today and will surely evoke a reaction from the audience:
Biography of an important person………..who is…?
The Bermuda Triangle
History of a type of music, or a musician