The Challenge of Effective Speaking / Edition 2

The Challenge of Effective Speaking / Edition 2

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by Rudolph F. Verderber
     
 

The new edition of a textbook that explains the processes of speechmaking. Chapters include discussions of conquering nervousness, selecting topics, analyzing audiences, topic research, organization and outlining, using visual aids, and practicing persuasion. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR See more details below

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The new edition of a textbook that explains the processes of speechmaking. Chapters include discussions of conquering nervousness, selecting topics, analyzing audiences, topic research, organization and outlining, using visual aids, and practicing persuasion. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534002336
Publisher:
CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/1973
Pages:
288

Table of Contents

PART ONE: ORIENTATION. 1. Introduction to Public Speaking. 2. Preparing Your First Speech and Coping with Nervousness. 3. Listening Critically. PART TWO: PRINCIPLES. 4. Selecting a Topic and a Goal and Analyzing Audiences. 5. Researching Your Speech in the Information Age. 6. Organizing and Outlining the Body of the Speech. 7. Organizing and Outlining Introductions and Conclusions. 8. Adapting to Audiences. 9. Visual Aids. 10. Practicing Speech Wording. 11. Practicing Delivery. PART THREE: INFORMATIVE AND PERSUASIVE SPEAKING. 12. Principles of Informative Speaking. 13. Principles of Persuasive Speaking. 14. Practicing Persuasive Speaking Skills. PART FOUR: ADAPTING TO OTHER OCCASIONS AND FORMATS. 15. Speaking at Special Occasions. 16. Leading Problem Solving Groups. APPENDIX: Sample Speeches. NOTES. GLOSSARY. INDEX.

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