Public Speaking for College and Career / Edition 8

Public Speaking for College and Career / Edition 8

by Hamilton Gregory
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073302724

ISBN-13: 9780073302720

Pub. Date: 10/28/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill College

The fourth edition of this successful public speaking text once agian offers a cohesive focus on career and community applications. The book features 30 "Tips for Your Career" sections,which offer practical advice for job-related speaking situations and a separate chapter on controlling nervousness (stagefright). This edition continues to emphasize ethnic and…  See more details below

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The fourth edition of this successful public speaking text once agian offers a cohesive focus on career and community applications. The book features 30 "Tips for Your Career" sections,which offer practical advice for job-related speaking situations and a separate chapter on controlling nervousness (stagefright). This edition continues to emphasize ethnic and cultural diversity throughout and strengthens its coverage of ethics and new technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073302720
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill College
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.86(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction to Public Speaking1
Ch. 2Listening25
Ch. 3Controlling Nervousness43
Ch. 4Reaching the Audience63
Ch. 5Selecting Topic, Purpose, and Central Idea89
Ch. 6Finding Information113
Ch. 7Supporting Your Ideas145
Ch. 8Visual Aids167
Ch. 9The Body of the Speech201
Ch. 10Introductions and Conclusions223
Ch. 11Outlining the Speech247
Ch. 12Wording the Speech271
Ch. 13Delivering the Speech295
Ch. 14Speaking to Inform325
Ch. 15Speaking to Persuade347
Ch. 16Persuasive Strategies369
Ch. 17Special Types of Speeches401
Ch. 18Speaking in Groups417
App. ASpeaking in Front of a Camera435
App. BSample Speeches439
Notes445
Photo Credits453
Index455

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