Invitation to Public Speaking / Edition 4

Invitation to Public Speaking / Edition 4

by Cindy L. Griffin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495915181

ISBN-13: 9780495915188

Pub. Date: 01/01/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

INVITATION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING was designed to provide you with solid public speaking skills that will serve you well in the classroom and far beyond. This text shows you the power and importance of public speaking in your life as well as in the community. The author, who is a public speaking professor, takes time to teach you the "how" of speaking skills while also

Overview

INVITATION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING was designed to provide you with solid public speaking skills that will serve you well in the classroom and far beyond. This text shows you the power and importance of public speaking in your life as well as in the community. The author, who is a public speaking professor, takes time to teach you the "how" of speaking skills while also explaining "why" certain things must be done in a speech—and "why" you would want to speak publicly. Speech-building help and real-life examples in every chapter help you understand the basic concepts so that you learn to give successful speeches inside and outside the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495915188
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
654,427
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Why Speak in Public? 2. Effective Listening. 3. Developing Your Speech Topic and Purpose. 4. Your Audience and Speaking Environment. 5. Gathering Supporting Materials. 6. Developing and Supporting Your Ideas. 7. Reasoning. 8. Organizing and Outlining Your Speech. 9. Introductions and Conclusions. 10. Language. 11. Delivering Your Speech. 12. Visual Aids. 13. Informative Speaking. 14. Invitational Speaking. 15. Persuasive Speaking. 16. Persuasion and Reasoning. 17. Speaking on Special Occasions. Appendix: Speaking in Small Groups.

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