Informative Speech Haitian Culture

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Introduction
I. (Attention Getter) Video
II. (Relevancy Statement)- Haiti located in the subtropics on the western third of Hispaniola, the second largest island in the Caribbean, which it shares with Dominican Republic, our neighbor islands include Cuba, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico.
III. (Credibility Statement) - My family are from Haiti, I was born there then moved here with my mother when I was 11.
IV. THESIS / Central Idea: The Haitian culture have many traditions and they all are important to us, our etiquettes, cuisine and music are what make us, Haitian stand out.
V. (Preview) the three major point of Haitian’s traditions I am going to talk about are the
A. Etiquette/ Custom
B Cuisines C. Arts (Transition: Let's start with Etiquettes.)
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(SP 1 The Haitian People feel very strongly about greetings, Men shake hands on meeting and departing, men and women kiss on the cheek when greeting, women kiss each other on the cheek. An older person might be called “aunt” or “uncle” as sign of respect even if they not related.
B. (SP 2) - The tradition of hospitality is clear in how they treat guests or go out of their way to help strangers find an address or something else they need. (Transition: I’ve told you about our customs, now I’ll tell you how cuisine play an important part of customs.)
II. (MP 2) The Haitian’s Cuisine is a unique form of cooking from the islands, it’s an important role in the tradition.
A. (SP 1) Rice and beans are the national dish and Sweet potatoes, manioc, yams, corn, rice, pigeon peas, cowpeas, bread, and coffee are also very common.
B. (SP 2) Festive occasions such as baptismal parties, first communions, and marriages include Haitian colas, cake, a spiced concoction of domestic rum ( kleren ), and a thick spiked drink made with condensed milk called kremass and Haitian rum (Babouncourt), the national beer (Prestige). In New Year Pumpkin soup (bouyon) is eaten.
(Transition: Now let’s learn about art and how it’s contributes to the Cuisine.)
III. (MP3) – The Art is what significantly differentiate us from the other

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