Purpose
For this assignment, you will develop a written script for a 3-5 minute podcast (about 450-650 words).

Choose a Topic
Dream Job: Write an interview podcast script in which you will teach your audience about aspects of your dream job. For example, if you want to be a marine biologist, persuade your listeners that marine biology is an excellent career, using the rhetorical devices.
College Success Skills: Write an interview podcast script in which you will teach your audience about college success skills. Refer to the skills you learned in the last unit (avoiding procrastination and plagiarism, learning a new writing process to avoid writer’s block, developing time management skills). Using the rhetorical devices, persuade your listeners that these skills will promote future success, .
Draft a Script
Beginning: Begin the script with the title and date of the podcast. Introduce the topic and the speakers in an inviting and engaging way.
Main Points: State, support, and persuade your audience. Use sources you find on the internet to support your opinions. Include a reference to the source within the sentence. Use signal phrases to introduce a reference to the article. (For more tips on incorporating quotes, see webpage on Quotations (Links to an external site.).)
Ending: End creatively.

Submit your written podcast script as a Word document or Google doc.

Writing a Podcast Script