Effective Speaking: Communicating in Speech / Edition 1

Effective Speaking: Communicating in Speech / Edition 1

by Christopher Turk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0419130306

ISBN-13: 9780419130307

Pub. Date: 11/21/1985

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Effective Speaking provides the hard scientific information about audience psychology, text preparation, presentation methods, voice production, body language and persuasive advocacy which will help would-be speakers improve their performance. The emphasis throughout is on practical self-help, on methods which have been shown to work, with clear explanations

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Overview

Effective Speaking provides the hard scientific information about audience psychology, text preparation, presentation methods, voice production, body language and persuasive advocacy which will help would-be speakers improve their performance. The emphasis throughout is on practical self-help, on methods which have been shown to work, with clear explanations of just why they are effective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780419130307
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/21/1985
Series:
Routledge Study Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Communicating in speech. The audience. Selecting, planning and arranging the material. Starting, carrying-on, and ending. Making notes. Coping with nerves: the credibility problem. Timing and bad timing. Intonation and variety. Non-verbal communication. Arranging the physical environment for a talk. Visual aids. Persuasive advocacy. Question time: leading a group discussion and answering questions. Conclusion. A specialist bibliography. Index.

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