73. You are speaking to members of local 795 of the United Auto Workers,
composed of 50 men and 70 women. The workers work for the Steering
and Axle plant located in Livonia, MI. The economic status of the
workers is middle-class, with a salary range of $30,000 to $50,000. The
group was formed to discuss any issue that involves job security and
work ethics. The ...view middle of the document...
Thesis: Even though noise-induced hearing loss can be easily prevented, it is the
one cause of deafness for people of all ages.
A. Attention Getter: Huh? What? What is that you say? I didn’t quite hear
you. Can you repeat that? These are phrases or
expressions that you expect to hear from your
grandparents, but if you are not careful you too might be
uttering these words.
B. Reason to Listen: Noise-induced hearing loss can affect all people, and it is
important to know the steps you can take to prevent it.
C. Thesis Statement: Even though noise-induced hearing loss can be easily
prevented, it is the number one cause of deafness for
people of all ages.
D. Credibility Statement:
1. I have done research in the library on the topic of hearing loss.
2. I have dedicated my college studies to the field of audiology.
E. Preview of Main Points: