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The Challenge of Effective Speaking / Edition 2
     

The Challenge of Effective Speaking / Edition 2

by Rudolph F. Verderber
 

ISBN-10: 0534002331

ISBN-13: 9780534002336

Pub. Date: 01/01/1973

Publisher: CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing

Wadsworth's best selling Public Speaking text, Verderber's CHALLENGE OF EFFECTIVE SPEAKING's skills-oriented, mainstream approach has successfully led hundreds of thousands of students through the speechmaking process. A straightforward writing style and effective use of examples is backed up by, but not obstructed by, sound classical and contemporary theory.

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Wadsworth's best selling Public Speaking text, Verderber's CHALLENGE OF EFFECTIVE SPEAKING's skills-oriented, mainstream approach has successfully led hundreds of thousands of students through the speechmaking process. A straightforward writing style and effective use of examples is backed up by, but not obstructed by, sound classical and contemporary theory. Included in the coverage is a strong emphasis on organization, outlining, delivery, persuasion, and the use the Internet for speech preparation and delivery.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534002336
Publisher:
CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/1973
Pages:
288

Table of Contents

PART ONE: ORIENTATION. 1. Introduction to Public Speaking. 2. Preparing Your First Speech and Coping with Nervousness. 3. Listening Critically. PART TWO: PRINCIPLES. 4. Selecting a Topic and a Goal and Analyzing Audiences. 5. Researching Your Speech in the Information Age. 6. Organizing and Outlining the Body of the Speech. 7. Organizing and Outlining Introductions and Conclusions. 8. Adapting to Audiences. 9. Visual Aids. 10. Practicing Speech Wording. 11. Practicing Delivery. PART THREE: INFORMATIVE AND PERSUASIVE SPEAKING. 12. Principles of Informative Speaking. 13. Principles of Persuasive Speaking. 14. Practicing Persuasive Speaking Skills. PART FOUR: ADAPTING TO OTHER OCCASIONS AND FORMATS. 15. Speaking at Special Occasions. 16. Leading Problem Solving Groups. APPENDIX: Sample Speeches. NOTES. GLOSSARY. INDEX.

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