Felipa 3955 Views July 11, 2017, 06:29:31 AM Question Solved Share Tweet To ensure that the central idea for a speech is written correctly, it must be mechanically sound with proper parts, construction, and focus. Describe the four criteria necessary for mechanical soundness. What will be an ideal response? Gilbert July 11, 2017, 06:42:58 AM #1 Answer Answer: Sample student response: 1. The central idea should be a complete sentence. 2. The central idea should be written as a statement, not a question. 3. The central idea should use clear, simple, and direct language. 4. The central idea should focus on only one speech topic. Garnett July 11, 2017, 06:45:27 AM #2 You are a blessing.