Better video techniques A. Film versus videotape B. More imaginative camera angles C. More sophisticated editing III. Better audio techniques and so on. Your outline could be more formal than this, and more detailed-each entry could be a complete sentence, and still more subordinate ideas or details could be added (such as the naming of particular camera angles).
A previewing thesis statement, like the three-point thesis statement above, is almost an outline by itself. It states the essay idea ( Television commercials are better crafted than most television programming. All right then-the thesis statement is a single sentence expressing the main idea of the essay, guiding and restricting the writer, and also guiding the reader, promising that the essay will explore certain ideas and not other ideas.
In this example, the thesis statement previews three main ideas-so it's called a three-point thesis statement. If it previewed two, or four, or five main ideas, it could be a two-point, or four-point or five-point thesis statement.