- Describe an absence: "What would it look like if the package hadn't arrived?" or a similar question can prompt the speaker to imagine something missing and describe the impact.
- Probe the details: "Describe the details you especially appreciate when you use this tool. What do you see when you're done?" is the kind of question that may move your speakers to add concrete details and precision to help the audience "see" what they are talking about.
- Set the scene: Get the speaker to decorate the stage set of our imaginations with more about the setting for an action she is describing. "What did the room look like after she said that?" or "Tell us how it looked after the march was over" can help place the remarks visually and make them memorable. A simple "Have you been there? What does it look like?" or "Put us in the scene" can prompt vivid descriptions of places.
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