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Overview

Few texts have been favored with such success. Fifteen after its introduction,The Art of Public Speaking remains the leading text in its discipline. The Art of Public Speaking is successful because it works well for both students and instructors. Instructors have come to rely on its careful explanations,its reinforcing examples,and its attention to the basics that help their tentative students become competent speakers. Instructors have also come to rely on the most comprehensive package of support materials available with any public speaking text. Meticulously prepared by the author to support and reflect the text,the ancillary materials allow the least experienced teaching assistant and the busiest professor to teach with confidence.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072504194
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 8/1/2001
  • Edition description: with CD-Rom, Powerweb & topic finder
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 474
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: SPEAKING AND LISTENING
Chapter 1: Speaking in Public 1
Chapter 2: Ethics and Public Speaking 33
Chapter 3: Listening 55
PART TWO: SPEECH PREPARATION: GETTING STARTED
Chapter 4: Selecting a Topic and a Purpose 75
Chapter 5: Analyzing the Audience 99
Chapter 6: Gathering Materials 127
Chapter 7: Supporting Your Ideas 167
PART THREE: SPEECH PREPARATION: ORGANIZING AND OUTLINING
Chapter 8: Organizing the Body of the Speech 197
Chapter 9: Beginning and Ending the Speech 221
Chapter 10: Outlining the Speech 245
PART FOUR: PRESENTING THE SPEECH
Chapter 11: Using Language 263
Chapter 12: Delivery 291
Chapter 13: Using Visual Aids 315
PART FIVE: VARIETIES OF PUBLIC SPEAKING
Chapter 14: Speaking to Inform 341
Chapter 15: Speaking to Persuade 369
Chapter 16: Methods of Persuasion 403
Chapter 17: Speaking on Special Occassions 439
Chapter 18: Speaking in Small Groups 457
Appendix: Speeches for Analysis and Discussion
Question of Culture A2
Choices and Change A4
I Have a Dream A7
Dying to be Thin A11
A Whisper of Aids A13
Boxing: The Most Dangerous Sport A16
A Reel Doctor's Advice to Some Real Doctors A19
Tiananmen Square A24
Photo Credits P1
Index I1
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