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- As in writing, citations provide evidence that experts support your statements. This makes your speech credible. Oral citations give proof of well-researched content.
Cite your source whether you are quoting or paraphrasing. Protect yourself from PLAGIARISM. Always.
- It may be helpful to include as a handout or as the last slide on a presentation a "References" list of information sources used for your speech.
Give some variety to your oral citations. "According to...." " This is supported by...." "John Doe says...." "As Jones states in his paper...."