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    Oral Communication: Speaking Across Cultures (Paperback) By (author) Larry A Samovar

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    DescriptionIn the last 33 years this bestseller has met the needs of nearly one million students. The eleventh edition of Samovar's Oral Communication: Speaking Across Cultures offers a straightforward, practical approach to public speaking. The text is noted for its clear and concise writing style, abundant use of examples, and logical organization. Chapter sequencing allows students to begin making speeches within the first few days of class. In addition to its core of rhetorical training, Oral Communication: Speaking Across Cultures continues to stake out new territory. This new edition links three contemporary developments to the context of public speaking: * New technological advancements. * Shifting ethnic and cultural patterns. * An increased awareness of ethical issues. Special features in the new edition include: * The role of culture in listening, evidence, humor, credibility, small groups, audience analysis, and reasoning. * A chapter on critical thinking. * A discussion of ethics in each chapter. * Material on the uses of electronic tools (such as the Internet) throughout the text. * End-of-chapter discussion questions and exercises. A comprehensive Instructor's Manual/Testing Program includes course guidelines, overviews, classroom activities, examination questions, and test item files (available in book form or on disk).


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    Title
    Oral Communication
    Subtitle
    Speaking Across Cultures
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Larry A Samovar
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 508
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 251 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 907 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780195329919
    ISBN 10: 0195329910
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: CFH, CBP
    B&T General Subject: 480
    BIC subject category V2: GTC
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    DC21: 808.51
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 808.51
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25600
    LC classification: P
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: LAN004000
    Abridged Dewey: 302
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Approval Code: C21250000
    BISAC V2.8: LAN026000, LAN018000
    Thema V1.0: CJCK, CF, GTC, CBP
    Edition
    11
    Edition statement
    11th
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, figures, charts, graphs
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press, USA
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press, USA
    Publication date
    19 January 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Los Angeles, CA