Essential Elements of Public Speaking

Essential Elements of Public Speaking

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by Joseph A. Devito
     
 

 The Essential Elements of Public Speaking is a concise exploration of the ins and outs of public speaking and makes a clear link between theory and practice–all in only twelve chapters.  Listening; speech criticism; selecting speech topics, purposes, and theses; audience analysis; using supporting materials and visual aids;

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 The Essential Elements of Public Speaking is a concise exploration of the ins and outs of public speaking and makes a clear link between theory and practice–all in only twelve chapters.  Listening; speech criticism; selecting speech topics, purposes, and theses; audience analysis; using supporting materials and visual aids; organizing, wording, and delivering speeches; informing and persuading audiences; special occasion speeches; and speaking in small groups.  Introductory public speaking.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900205753696
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Edition description:
NE

Table of Contents

Specialized Contents
Welcome to The Essential Elements of Public Speaking
Ch. 1Introducing Public Speaking
Ch. 2Listening and Criticism
Ch. 3Selecting Your Topic, Purpose, and Thesis
Ch. 4Using Supporting Materials and Visual Aids
Ch. 5Analyzing and Adapting to Your Audience
Ch. 6Organizing Your Speech
Ch. 7Wording Your Speech
Ch. 8Delivering Your Speech
Ch. 9Informing Your Audience
Ch. 10Persuading Your Audience
Ch. 11Developing Special Occasion Speeches
Ch. 12Speaking in Small Groups
References
Index

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