Public Speaking for College and Career / Edition 8

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The fourth edition of this successful public speaking text once agian offers a cohesive focus on career and community applications. The book features 30 "Tips for Your Career" sections,which offer practical advice for job-related speaking situations and a separate chapter on controlling nervousness (stagefright). This edition continues to emphasize ethnic and cultural diversity throughout and strengthens its coverage of ethics and new technology.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073302720
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
  • Publication date: 10/28/2006
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 7.86 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.96 (d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to Public Speaking 1
Ch. 2 Listening 25
Ch. 3 Controlling Nervousness 43
Ch. 4 Reaching the Audience 63
Ch. 5 Selecting Topic, Purpose, and Central Idea 89
Ch. 6 Finding Information 113
Ch. 7 Supporting Your Ideas 145
Ch. 8 Visual Aids 167
Ch. 9 The Body of the Speech 201
Ch. 10 Introductions and Conclusions 223
Ch. 11 Outlining the Speech 247
Ch. 12 Wording the Speech 271
Ch. 13 Delivering the Speech 295
Ch. 14 Speaking to Inform 325
Ch. 15 Speaking to Persuade 347
Ch. 16 Persuasive Strategies 369
Ch. 17 Special Types of Speeches 401
Ch. 18 Speaking in Groups 417
App. A Speaking in Front of a Camera 435
App. B Sample Speeches 439
Notes 445
Photo Credits 453
Index 455
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