ISBN-10:
0321010043
ISBN-13:
9780321010049
Pub. Date:
07/28/1997
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Principles of Speech Communication / Edition 13

Principles of Speech Communication / Edition 13

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Overview

A perennial bestseller, this text teaches people how to accomplish their goals, analyze situations, and propose courses of action while becoming better public speakers. It maintains its most successful features while incorporating the latest advances in speech-making techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321010049
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Publication date: 07/28/1997
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 295
Product dimensions: 7.37(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents vii
Preface xv
Part I Public Speaking and Critical Listening 1(62)
Responsible Speechmaking in an Age of Diversity
3(13)
Getting Started: Where Responsibility Begins
16(17)
Critical Listening for Responsible Speakers
33(11)
Public Speaking and Cultural Life
44(19)
Part 2 Planning and Preparing Your Speech Responsibly 63(84)
Understanding Your Audience
65(18)
Finding Supporting Materials
83(13)
Using Supporting Materials
96(18)
Organizing and Outlining Your Speech
114(15)
Beginning and Ending Your Speech
129(18)
Part 3 Responsible Presentation 147(56)
Wording Your Speech
149(20)
Delivering Your Speech
169(17)
Using Visual Aids
186(17)
Part 4 Types of Public Speaking 203(80)
Speeches to Inform
205(26)
Speeches to Persuade
231(28)
Argumentation and Critical Thinking
259(24)
Credits 283(2)
Index 285

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