SUMMARY: Ask tactful questions to arouse and maintain interest, to reason with your listeners, and to emphasize important points.
HOW TO DO IT:
Arouse and maintain interest. Ask rhetorical questions that stimulate a mental response or curiosity.
Reason on a subject. Help your listeners to follow the logic of an argument by posing a series of questions that lead to a reasonable conclusion.
Emphasize important points. Ask an intriguing question to introduce a key thought. Use review questions after discussing an important point or when concluding your presentation.