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Building a Speech
     

Building a Speech

by Sheldon Metcalfe
 

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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

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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.

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For the beginning public speaker or those needing practice in speech making. Contains guidelines for constructing a speech, using audio- visual aids, and overcoming speech apprehension. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155036970
Publisher:
Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Metcalfe is the Chair of the Communications Department at the Community College of Baltimore County. He has taught the basic speech course for over 30 years. He is the author of two interactive CD-ROMs on speech training, a videodisc, and the Instructor's Manual to BUILDING A SPEECH, Seventh Edition. In addition to teaching, Dr. Metcalfe is a licensed private pilot, enjoys motorcycling during the warmer months, and playing the piano.

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