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Assignment | Informative Speech (Whalen): MLA Citations

SPCH 1315 | Professor Whalen | Fall 2020

Oral Citation

  • 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...."