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  • ISBN-13: 9780205555000
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/28/2003
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 4.36 (w) x 8.24 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author

Isa Engleberg is a Professor of Speech Communication and Director of the Humanities Resource Center at Prince George's Community College in Largo, Maryland. She is coauthor of two other Houghton Mifflin Communication titles: Presentations in Everyday Life, with John Daly, and Working in Groups, with Dianna Wynn. In NCA she has served as President, Chair of the Research Board, and as a member of the Administrative Committee. She has planned many NCA conferences and has published more that 30 articles in a variety of publications. Isa has won numerous teaching and service awards, including NCA's Outstanding Community College Educator award and the President's Medal at Prince George's Community College.

Ann Raimes is Professor of English at Hunter College, City University of New York, where she has taught for thirty years. In addition to teaching undergraduate composition courses, ESL writing courses, and graduate courses in rhetoric and composition, she directed the Developmental English Program (1500 students) for ten years and has held a variety of administrative posts in the English Department, including Director of the first-year composition course. She also chaired a CUNY-wide ESL Task Force (1993-94), and served as Chair of the International TESOL Publication Committee (1989-91). Author of eight textbooks for composition--three of which are published by Houghton Mifflin--and ESL texts (many in several editions), Ann Raimes also publishes research and theoretical articles and has been invited to give keynote addresses in Singapore,Hong Kong, Rome, Athens, and throughout Canada and the United States. Her research interests include the writing process, second-language writing, grammar instruction, writing across the curriculum, and Web-based instruction.

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Table of Contents

Unit I. Keys to Effective Speaking

Part 1. Getting Started as a Speaker

1. Beginning the Speechmaking Process

2. Understand the Seven Basic Principles of Effective Speaking

3. Reduce Your Speaking Anxiety

4. Listen to Others

5. Speak Ethically

Part 2. Determining Your Purpose and Topic

6. Establish Your Purpose

7. Move from Purpose to Topic

Part 3. Analyzing Your Audience and Adapting Your Speech

8. Analyzing and Adapting to Your Audience

9. Analyzing and Adapting to Logistics

Part 4. Supporting Your Presentation

10. Selecting Supporting Material

11. Evaluate Your Content

12. Cite Your Sources

Part 5. Organizing and Outlining Your Presentation

13. Organize Your Content

14. Outline Your Presentation

15. Connect Your Key Points

16. Begin Your Presentation withFlair

17. Conclude Your Presentation with Flair

Part 6. Generating Credibility and Interest

18. Enhance Your Credibility

19. Use Effective Language

20. Generate Interest

Part 7. Delivering Your Presentation

21. Achieving Effective Delivery
22. Enhance Your Vocal Delivery
23. Enhance Your Physical Delivery
24. Use Presentation Aids

Part 8. Speaking to Inform and Persuade

25. Speak to Inform

26. Speak to Persuade

Part 9. Speaking in Special Contexts

27. Adapt to Special Occasions

28. Learn How to Speak Impromptu

29. Learn How to Speak in Business Settings

Part 10. Speaking in the Classroom

30. Speaking to Learn

31. Differentiating Written and Oral Reports

32. Apply the Seven Principles to Classroom Speaking

33. Adapt to Academic Disciplines

34. Classroom Debates

Unit II. Keys to Style, Grammar, and ESL

Part 11. The 5 C's of Style

35. The First C: Cut

36. The Second C: Check for Action ("Who's Doing What?")

37. The Third C: Connect

38. The Fourth C: Commit

39. The Fifth C: Choose Vivid, Appropriate, and Inclusive Words

Part 12. Basic Grammar

40. Sentence Snarls

41. Verbs

42. Subject-Verb Agreement

43. Pronouns

44. Adjectives and Adverbs

Part 13. For Multilingual Speakers (ESL)

45. A, An, and The

46. Infinitive, -ing, and -ed Verb Forms

47. Sentence Structure and Word Order

Part 14. Glossaries and Index

48. Glossary of Speaking Terms

49. Glossary of Usage

50. Glossary of Grammatical Terms

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