Pocket Guide to Public Speaking

Pocket Guide to Public Speaking

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For courses with a Public Speaking or Oral Communication component or Introductory Public Speaking.This brief book gives students immediate help in preparing and delivering all kinds of oral presentations. It covers the five elements of the speech process-research, organization, text, graphics, and delivery-and includes guidelines, supporting examples, and practical exercises to reinforce the skills being learned.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 149.9 x 224 x 7.6mm | 204.12g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130415448
  • 9780130415448
  • 2,028,248

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Pfeiffer's Pocket Guide to Public Speaking shows you how to prepare and deliver all types of oral presentations. By following its clear, practical guidelines, you will learn to: Research your audience and topic Organize informative, persuasive, and occasional speeches Use graphics to enhance your presentation Deliver the speech with enthusiasm and clarity Overcome nervousness This Pocket Guide applies to both academic and on-the-job situations. It shows you how to become a competent speaker--even a great one--by following the "3 P's" of oral communication: Prepare carefully Practice often Perform with enthusiasm You'll never need another book to help you with one of the most important parts of your job--public speaking.show more

Table of contents

1. Overview of Public Speaking. 2. Research. 3. Organization. 4. Text. 5. Graphics. 6. Delivery. Appendix: Sample Speech. Index.show more

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