Speaking with a Purpose

Speaking with a Purpose

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Effective speechmaking is vital to anyone who needs to get up in front of an audience. From businesspeople, lawyers, politicians, and clergy to committee chairs, teachers, concerned citizens, and storytellers, competent public speaking is vital to the speaker's credibility. KEY TOPIC: This brief, step-by-step approach to the speechmaking process allows readers to concentrate on the preparation, practice, and presentation without getting bogged down in theoretical discussion. Topics include: getting started, audience analysis, supporting ideas and material, preparation, delivery, and more. MARKET: Ideal for anyone who has to prepare a speech.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 177 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 12.7mm | 226.8g
  • Prentice-Hall
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 3rd New edition
  • 0131107100
  • 9780131107106

Table of contents

1. Speech Communication 2. Audience Analysis 3. Determine Your Purpose and Subject 4. The Introduction and Conclusion 5. Gathering Supportive Material 6. Supporting Your Ideas 7. Organizing the Body of Your Speech 8. Delivering Your Speech 9. Informing 10. Persuasion 11. Group Communication
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