150+ Best and Simple English Speech Topics For Students!

Safalta Expert Published by: Noor Fatima Updated Thu, 24 Nov 2022 09:16 AM IST


Here is all you need to know about English Speeches and Topics. Learn the way to compose English Speeches. 

English Speech Topics For Students: Often students are confused as to the topics they should choose for their speeched and elocutions in schools and colleges. To deliver an effective speech it must have a nice topic. Topics must be such that they hold the attention of the listeners and the content must also be built accordignly. These days schools are increasing focussing on students' co-curricular activities. Here we have provided 150+ topics that you can choose from to write and deliver a speech.  Scroll down to learn more about English speech topics. इस फ्री E-Book के साथ करें डिजिटल मार्केटिंग में अपने करियर की शुरुवात- Click Here

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Table of Content

List of Best English Speech Topics
1-minute Speech Topics
2-Minute Speech Topics
Easy Speech Topics in English
English Speech Topics on Greatest Leaders in India & Around the World
English Speech Topics on Environment
English Speech Topics on Social Issues
English Speech Topics on Education
English Speech Topics on Important Days & Events
English Speech Topics on Proverbs
Miscellaneous Speech Topics
Types of Speech Topics
Tips to Deliver a Great Speech

List of Best English Speech Topics

Speeches are all about the speaker's own opinions and ideas.
It should be unique and written by one own self. It is all about what the speaker perceives on any given topic. You can have a look at the following list of English Speech Topics on different current matters and other things. 

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1-minute Speech Topics

  1. The Best Day of My Life
  2. Social Media: Bane or Boon?
  3. Pros and Cons of Online Learning
  4. Significance of Books in Our Life
  5. My Favorite Fictional Character
  6. Introverts vs Extroverts
  7. Lessons to Learn from Sports
  8. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
  9. Benefits of Yoga
  10. If I had a Superpower
  11. I wish I were ______
  12. Environment Conservation
  13. Women Should Rule the World!
  14. The Best Lesson I have Learned
  15. Paperbacks vs E-books
  16. How to Tackle a Bad Habit
  17. My Favorite Pastime/Hobby
  18. Why should every citizen vote?
  19. Fear of Missing Out (FOMO): Is it real or not?
  20. Significance of Reading

2-Minute Speech Topics

  1. Implication of Kindness
  2. Is there Value in Homework?
  3. Things I learned in Lockdown
  4. How can food be recycled?
  5. Should Art be a part of the school schedule?
  6. Should children's reality shows be banned?
  7. Learning in the Wake of Covid-19
  8. Hard Work vs Smart Work
  9. What Makes Learning Fun?
  10. The Coolest Innovations You’ve Seen
  11. Men should wear pink
  12. Should schools teach sign language?
  13. Women make better presidents/prime ministers
  14. Why books are better than their movies?
  15. Life was sounder when technology was more spartan
  16. Effect of technology on our health
  17. Importance of AI in Education
  18. Significance of Extracurricular Activities
  19. Should exams be banned?
  20. How to tackle Bullying in Schools?
  21. Science
  22. Summer Vacation

Easy Speech Topics in English

  1. Significance of Education
  2. How can Online Learning be Fun?
  3. Make Public Transport Free?
  4. Should violent video games be banned?
  5. Is it beneficial to learn a Second Language?
  6. Music has healing power.
  7. Fake news
  8. Love is more powerful than hate
  9. Social Impact of Covid-19
  10. Children's Day
  11. Teacher's Day
  12. Independence Day
  13. Leadership
  14. Christmas
  15. Holi
  16. Janmashtami
  17. Diwali
  18. Internet
  19. Computer
  20. Newspaper Reading
  21. Technology
  22. Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan
  23. Mobile phone
  24. Wonder of Science

English Speech Topics on Greatest Leaders in India & Around the World

  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Albert Einstein
  3. CV Raman
  4. Ratan Tata
  5. APJ Abdul Kalam
  6. Jawaharlal Nehru
  7. Raja Rammohan Roy
  8. George Washington
  9. Nelson Mandela
  10. Kailash Satyarthi
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English Speech Topics on Environment

  1. Climate Change
  2. Depletion of the Ozone Layer
  3. Reducing Water Levels
  4. Reducing the Green Cover of Earth
  5. Endangered species need protection
  6. Significance of fishing regulations
  7. Significance of investing in alternative fuels
  8. Impact of ocean acidification on marine organisms
  9. Microbial benefits
  10. World Environment Day
  11. Disaster Management
  12. Improper Use of Natural Resources
  13. Air, Water, and Soil Pollution
  14. Efficiency of Recycling
  15. Deforestation
  16. Global Warming
  17. Waste Management
  18. Water-Saving Techniques
  19. E-Waste Management
  20. Natural disasters and their effect on economic growth
  21. Energy alternatives – Only resolution to the environmental deterioration
  22. Extinction of rare species

English Speech Topics on Social Issues

  1. Women Empowerment
  2. Equality
  3. Feminism
  4. Capitalism
  5. Communism
  6. Child Labour
  7. Social Distancing
  8. Organ Donation
  9. Importance of the Right to Education
  10. Child Trafficking
  11. Education of Girl Child
  12. Unemployment
  13. Corruption
  14. Casteism 
  15. Racism
  16. Reservation
  17. Importance of Maintaining Hygiene
  18. Multiculturalism
  19. Struggles of Immigrants
  20. Impact of Globalisation
  21. Adult education

English Speech Topics on Education

  1. Significance of a teacher in your life
  2. SAT scores for college application
  3. Importance of sports and physical exercises
  4. Schools vs colleges
  5. What are the difference between a school, college, and university in the USA?
  6. Student bullies should be expelled
  7. Consequences of cheating in exams
  8. Homeschooling is better than normal schooling
  9. Importance of value education

English Speech Topics on Important Days & Events

  1. Independence Day
  2. Labour Day
  3. Mother’s Day
  4. World Population Day
  5. Zero Discrimination Day
  6. Women’s Day
  7. World Health Day
  8. Ambedkar Jayanti
  9. Gandhi Jayanti
  10. Human Rights Day
  11. Anti Terrorism Day
  12. Hindi Diwas 

English Speech Topics on Proverbs

  1. Honesty is the best policy
  2. When there’s a will, there is a way
  3. Knowledge is Power
  4. Ignorance is Bliss
  5. Hard work is the key to success
  6. Actions speak louder than words
  7. Knowledge is Power
  8. Ignorance is Bliss
  9. Don’t judge a book by its cover
  10. Actions speak louder than words

Miscellaneous Speech Topics

  1. Article 370
  2. Elections
  3. Women rights
  4. The Constitution of India
  5. Youth of India
  6. Culture of India
  7. Importance of Unity
  8. Yoga 
  9. Generation Gap
  10. Importance of Value Education
  11. Old Age Homes
  12. Family Values
  13. Leadership skills
  14. Rise of Smart Classes
  15. Grading System
  16. Importance of Practical Education
  17. Benefits of Co-Education
  18. Importance of Co-Curricular Activities
  19. The uselessness of Power-Point Presentations
  20. Rise of Technology
  21. Excessive usage of the Internet
  22. Speech on Fear
  23. Speech on Dependence on Technology
  24. Importance of Social Media
  25. Speech on Save Water
  26. Speech on India of My Dreams
  27. Speech on Indian Education System
  28. Speech on My India

Types of Speech Topics

When you are researching persuasive English speech topics, you should make sure that these are engaging, inspiring, clear, and concise. There are three major kinds of Persuasive Speech Topics. These are as follows-

Factual Persuasive Speech 
This type of persuasive speech includes topics such as statistics, facts, and figures which are used to analyze the given topic and see whether it’s true or false. 

Policy persuasive speech
These topics talk about reforms, Laws, and policies. Further, the advantages and disadvantages of laws, reforms, and policies are discussed, along with talking about the improvements that can be done.

Value Persuasive Speech 
These speech topics include political and social issues. Value Persuasive Speech Topics talk about analysis and opinions of whether a certain action is ethically right or not.

Tips to Deliver a Great Speech

When you are delivering a speech on a particular topic, you should keep certain things in mind to make your speech effective and engaging. Following are the tips that can help you deliver an expressive and effective speech-

Research about the topic
You must research the topic you are planning to deliver a speech on. Research can help you know different and engaging aspects of the topic. You can add these points to your speech and impress the audience. 

Be expressive
Express your thoughts effectively in front of the audience. When you express yourself, the audience gets engaged, and your meeting with the people becomes successful. Speak out your speech in such a way that the audience remains convinced by your words.

Body language 
Take care of your body language when you deliver a speech in front of an audience. Your body language can speak out of your words and even more than that. Body language can help keep your audience engaged. 

Pick your words wisely
Select your words wisely while delivering your speech. Your words are the thread that keeps the pearls of the audience's attention together. Use positive and inspiring words so that your speech has a lasting effect on the audience. 

Talk about different viewpoints 
Talk about different viewpoints while you are delivering your speech. It will help you discuss more points and keep your audience engaged. Moreover, it will help you lengthen your speech. 

Don’t mug up the content 
Try to express the content of your speech. Don’t mug it up and vomit it out in front of people. Converse with your audience. Although they will not reply to you, try to answer their queries, keeping you in their place of them. This will help you convince your audience. 

What is a speech?

Speech is a composition written to be delivered in front of a group of people.

What are the three types of Speeches?

Three types of Speech topics are-
  • Factual Persuasive speech
  • Policy Persuasive speech
  • Value Persuasive speech

What are the tips to make your speech effective?

The following tips can help-
  • Research on the topic
  • Express yourself
  • Talk about different viewpoints
  • Pick your words wisely

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