Building a Speech / Edition 4

Building a Speech / Edition 4

by Sheldon Metcalfe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155068091

ISBN-13: 9780155068094

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Thomson Wadsworth

Public speaking is a building process in which students gradually acquire skills in research, organization, and delivery. Students learn these skills step by step from their own experiences, by observing the presentations of others, through peer criticism, and with the guidance of an effective instructor. This text includes five units which present skills in a…  See more details below

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Public speaking is a building process in which students gradually acquire skills in research, organization, and delivery. Students learn these skills step by step from their own experiences, by observing the presentations of others, through peer criticism, and with the guidance of an effective instructor. This text includes five units which present skills in a sequence that is meaningful and understandable to students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155068094
Publisher:
Thomson Wadsworth
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
600

Table of Contents

Part I: SURVEYING THE LANDSCAPE. 1. Introducing the Study of Public Speaking: Your First Speech. 2. Analyzing Your Audience. 3. Improving Your Listening Skills. 4. Understanding and Reducing Your Apprehension. 5. Considering the Ethics of Public Speaking. Part II: PREPARING THE FOUNDATION. 6. Selecting the Topic and Purpose. 7. Conducting Research. 8. Choosing Supporting Materials. Part III: CREATING THE STRUCTURE. 9. Organizing the Body of the Speech. 10. Selecting the Introduction and Conclusion. Part IV: REFINING THE APPEARANCE. 11. Using Audiovisual Aids. 12. Considering Language. 13. Developing the Delivery. Part V: CONSIDERING DIFFERENT TYPES OF STRUCTURES. 14. Speaking to Inform. 15. Speaking to Persuade. 16. Speaking to Persuade: Motivating Audiences. WEB Speaking for Special Occasions. WEB Speaking in Groups. Glossary.

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