Speaking Your Mind: Oral Presentation and Seminar Skills: Speak-Write Series / Edition 1

Speaking Your Mind: Oral Presentation and Seminar Skills: Speak-Write Series / Edition 1

by Rebecca Stott, Cordelia Bryan, Cordelia (Ed.) Bryan, Tori (Ed.) Young
     
 

ISBN-10: 0582382432

ISBN-13: 9780582382435

Pub. Date: 12/07/2000

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

This book asks the question: 'What are the skills of a good speaker, or member of discussion group?' and then looks at how these skills can be acquired. The book is designed with the belief that the key to good speaking is an awareness of audience and context, and a knowledge of the techniques of argumentation or rhetoric. Trains students in effective discussion

Overview

This book asks the question: 'What are the skills of a good speaker, or member of discussion group?' and then looks at how these skills can be acquired. The book is designed with the belief that the key to good speaking is an awareness of audience and context, and a knowledge of the techniques of argumentation or rhetoric. Trains students in effective discussion and presentation skills through a variety of practical approaches and shows students how to argue more effectively. Engaging and practical activities in each chapter enable the reader to practice these skills in scenarios designed to be relevant to the world of work. For those students wishing to increase their presentation skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582382435
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/07/2000
Series:
Speak-Write Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.15(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

How to Use This book.

1. Conversations and Seminars.

2. Rhetoric and Argument.

3. Shakespeare and Renaissance Rhetoric.

4. Everyday Rhetorics.

5. Preparing your Case.

6. Presenting your Case.

Appendix 1: Sample Criteria Sheet for Peer Oral Assessment.

Appendix 2: Sample Practice Presentation Scenarios.

Glossary.

Further reading.

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