Successful Public Speaking / Edition 1

Successful Public Speaking / Edition 1

by Cheryl Hamilton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534155642

ISBN-13: 9780534155643

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Wadsworth

In Successful Public Speaking, you will learn how to hone your verbal, visual, and vocal messages for maximum impact and success! Cheryl Hamilton stresses the importance of visual aids as an integral part of speech-making and gives abundant practical advice to help with your speaking skills. The book begins by explaining the characteristics of good speakers, speaking…  See more details below

Overview

In Successful Public Speaking, you will learn how to hone your verbal, visual, and vocal messages for maximum impact and success! Cheryl Hamilton stresses the importance of visual aids as an integral part of speech-making and gives abundant practical advice to help with your speaking skills. The book begins by explaining the characteristics of good speakers, speaking misconceptions, and the basic steps in planning a speech. The second chapter gives you all you need to know to prepare and present your first speech. Successful Public Speaking progresses to include full chapters on building speaker confidence, listening, and designing visual aids for a presentation. You will learn ways to make transparencies, slides, or flip charts look more professional and easily visible to an audience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534155643
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Series:
Wadsworth Series in Communication Studies
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Public Speaking and You3
2Public Speaking: Getting Started27
3Building Speaker Confidence47
4What Speakers Should Know About Listeners71
5Analyzing Your Audience97
6Verbal/Visual/Vocal Teamwork: An Overview125
7Designing Your Visual Message143
8Delivering Your Message179
9Informative Speaking: An Overview207
10Researching and Supporting Your Ideas235
11Organizing Your Ideas So They FLOW267
12Outlining and Storyboarding297
13Persuasive Speaking: An Overview325
14Persuasive Appeals355
15Organizing Your Arguments So They FLOW385
16Perfecting Language Style415
App. A Special Occasion SpeakingA1
App. B Team PresentationsA18
App. C Sample Speeches to CritiqueA32
App. D Personal Report of Communication Apprehension (PRCA-24)A59
IndexA61

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