Excellence in Public Speaking

Excellence in Public Speaking

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Designed to give students the skill and confidence they need to prepare and deliver speeches. Beginning with an overview of the fundamentals of public speaking, the text moves through topics and exercises that guide students in the steps of preparing, organising, and presenting a speech. An entire chapter is devoted to speech anxiety and those concerns common before the delivery of the first speech.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 200.66 x 251.46 x 17.78mm | 861.82g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0155021826
  • 9780155021822

Table of contents

Introducing Public Speaking. Overcoming Anxiety and Giving Your First Speech. Free Speech and Ethical Responsibilities. Improving Your Listening Skills. Developing Your Topic, Purpose, and Central Idea. Analysing Your Audience. Supporting Your Speech. Gathering Your Support Materials. Organising Your Speech. Introducing and Concluding Your Speech. Outlining Your Speech. Wording Your Speech. Using Visual Aids. Rehearsing and Delivering Your Speech. Speaking to Inform. Speaking to Persuade. Developing Persuasive Arguments. Speaking on Special Occasions. Speaking in Small Groups.
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