When you are writing your funny persuasive speech, you will find that the hardest part is not creating funny content. The hardest part is figuring out where to put the funny content for the maximum effect. Here are a few tips on that, and on making your persuasive speech more funny in general.
Make every other line funny
This technique is it a lot easier than you think, because most jokes have a set-up line and a punch line. And the way that your funny persuasive speech has a funny part on every other line, means that you can turn your entire speech into a set-up and punch line speech. All you have any to do is weave the persuasive elements of your speech in between this set-up and punch line process. Even doing that, is not that difficult because at least half of your lines have to be dry and/or dull in order for the funnier lines to work.
Some funny persuasive speeches on every third emphasis
The third emphasis is not necessarily the third line, nor is it the third word. The third emphasis has more to do with the speech pattern of the speaker. If you read your speech out aloud, you will find that it has certain emphasis points where the tone of voice will naturally demand attention (unless you read it in a dull and robotic voice). Every time you hear one of these emphasis points, you mark it down and then insert something funny on every third emphasis point.
Try a few plays on words
These are not often hilarious, but you’re not really want them rolling around in the aisles because you want them to pay attention and listen to the point that you are trying to make. Having a few plays on words is a good way of keeping our persuasive speech interesting, whilst also making it easy to get your point across.
Examine how a person is doing the speech actually talks
Sometimes you have to make allowances for the voice pattern, and even the language skills, of the person who is going to be reading and your funny but persuasive speech. If you discover that your speaker has a very expressive voice, and you can use this to your advantage by making your funny points sound as if they are being very incredulous. If your speaker has a very varied tone in his or her speech pattern, then you can use that to your advantage when writing the speech. You can have all of the funny points spoken in a very high pitched voice.