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When it comes to persuading the audience to think in a particular direction, many people can't really grasp what this term means. However, we are not talking about debating with someone here. What we are focusing on is giving a speech where you have a group of people or audience listening to what you have to say. The term speech is often confused with the term debate. Although these very diverse areas are interrelated, they differ from one another and have separate levels of meaning and implementation.

A debate is an argument where two speakers or sides give their opinions and statements about a particular topic/subject in order to persuade one another and the audience. Whereas in a speech, there is one speaker who addresses his audience over a particular topic/subject and presents his argument. It's important to choose good persuasive speech topics to grab the attention of the audience and evoke a positive response/awareness regarding the subject. These speeches are meant to present a pro or con, depending on the speaker and the side of an argument. The speaker should choose the side which he/she is comfortable with and present it to the audience with facts, numbers, historical evidence, etc.

If the speaker has assimilated enough knowledge about the subject, he can definitely convince or alter the thinking of the listeners. So if you have a speech coming up in your class and want to talk on some interesting topics, you have come to the right place. We have an article that gives a huge list of topics for students of all ages. Just go through the list and see if any of these inspire you.

List of Good Topics

Whether you are in middle school, high school, or even college, you can browse through the list we have given below. And if you happen to be interested in any of these topics, research on both sides of the topic and then pick just one side to deliver a speech. Let's take a look at some interesting, serious, funny and even out-of-the-box topics.

Topics' List #1Topics' List #2Weren't these topics interesting? It can be safe to say that if not any of these topics, you did come up with some topics to work on. And, if you're facing any kind of difficulty in understanding these speech topics or don't have enough information on them, ask for help from your parents and teachers. Their guidance, your research and hard work will definitely payoff during the speech.