Building A Speech

Building A Speech

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This text guides students through a step-by-step process of acquiring public speaking skills by observation, peer criticism, personal experience, and instructor guidance. Including new and updated material on gender and cultural issues, ethics, and technology this text provides information on valuable resources and methods of addressing sensitive issues.
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  • Paperback | 500 pages
  • 190.5 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 884.5g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0155036971
  • 9780155036970

Table of contents

Surveying the Landscape. Introducing the Study of Public Speaking. Building Your First Speech. Analysing Your Audience. Improving Your Listening Skills. Understanding and Reducing Your Apprehension. Considering the Ethics of Public Speaking. Selecting the Topic and Purpose. Conducting Research. Choosing Supporting Materials. Organising the Body of the Speech. Selecting the Introduction and Conclusion. Using Audiovisual Aids. Considering Language. Developing the Delivery. Speaking to Inform. Speaking to Inform: Demonstrating Procedures. Speaking to Persuade. Speaking to Persuade: Motivating Audiences. Speaking for Special Occasions. Speaking in Groups. Appendix A: Annotated Speeches. Appendix B: Suggested Topic Areas.
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