Persuasive Speech – A Topic of your Choice

More Persuasive Speech Topics

A topic of your choice?

You have been asked to give a persuasive speech. This is a much harder task than the informative speech. The problem is what topic to choose for your speech. Here is a list with a number of good ideas.

Persuasive Speech Topics

  • Why you should never eat fast food
  • Bake your own bread
  • Why you should car share
  • Free range eggs vs battery chickens
  • Feeding the world – the need for genetically modified crops
  • Flat pack housing: how we can solve the housing crisis
  • A stitch in time saves nine
  • The case for raising the minimum wage
  • Why Big Brother is a bully
  • Just how reliable is Wikipedia
  • The need for land reform
  • PC vs Mac – which one is better
  • Ban smoking in public places
  • Free the ___________ e.g. The Guildford four
  • Lock them up and throw away the key – the need to build more prisons
  • Rehabilitation: why prison doesn’t work
  • Turn off your TV and do something more interesting
  • Congestion charging should be rolled out to all city centres
  • Four ways to feel amazing

Informative Speech Topics

  • Diabetes – What you can do about it
  • Stopping the spread of Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Dealing with bird flu
  • After Concorde- the next supersonic airliner
  • Is there life on Mars?
  • The boom in music downloads
  • Microbots – the next phase in robot evolution
  • Just how accurate is the weather forecast
  • Bipolar disorder
  • The Gold Rush
  • Understanding food labels
  • Make your own sausages
  • Revenge: a bitter pill to swallow
  • Which is better: Pepsi-cola or Coca-Cola?
Ideas in pictures


Why you should never eat fast food again

computer screen

Mac verses PC – which is better?

girl holding up thumb and winking

Four ways to feel amazing

old fashioned 1950s tv

Will the internet kill television?


Published On: 2nd Apr 2009

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