Persuasive Speech: Taking Care Of Sleep

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Student’s name: Nurin Fadhlin Binti Mohamad Thuairi
Matric number: 2016411204
Group: G
Lecturer’s name:

Topic: Sleep duration
General purpose: To persuade
Specific purpose: To persuade my audience to take care of our sleep duration as it may affect our daily life.
Central idea : Sleep is vital to our health and well-being throughout our life, therefore, in order to protect our mental and physical health, quality of life, and safety, we must get an enough quality sleep at the right times.
I. Introduction
A. What did you do during SDL or when you have a long lunch break? Did you use the time to study? Or sleep?
B. Sleep is just as important as diet and exercise.
C. The record for the longest period without sleep is 11 days. A Californian student named Randy Gardner is the one who set this record in 1964. However, as Randy undergoes extreme sleep deprivation, this is definitely not recommended.
D. As a student, I am sure that most of us didn’t take care of our sleep duration properly.
1. According to National Sleep Foundation, teens need about 9 to 10 hours of sleep each night to function best. Most teens do not get enough sleep. One study found that 85% students didn’t get enough sleep on school nights.
E. Sleep deficiency can affect us over time or it can occur in an instant.
1. Many teens suffer from common sleep disorders, such as insomnia and restless legs syndrome.
F. Today, I hope to persuade each of you to take care of our sleep duration as it may affect our daily
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