Public Speaking For Dummies

Public Speaking For Dummies

by Malcolm Kushner

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ISBN-13: 9780764559549
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/26/2004
Series: For Dummies Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Malcolm Kushner is an internationally acclaimed expert on humor and communication who has been profiled in a number of publications and appeared on CNN, NPR, and The Larry King Show.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: Giving a Speech.

Chapter 2: Getting Ready to Speak.

Chapter 3: Making the Most of Research.

Chapter 4: Organizing Your Speech.

Part II: Preparing Your Speech.

Chapter 5: Body Building: Strengthening the Content of YourSpeech.

Chapter 6: Getting Off on the Right Foot: Introductions.

Chapter 7: All’s Well That Ends Well: Conclusions.

Part III: Making Your Speech Sparkle.

Chapter 8: Making Sense of Your Speech.

Chapter 9: Getting the Words Right.

Chapter 10: Making Eye Contact Count: Visual Aids.

Part IV: Delivering Your Speech.

Chapter 11: Overcoming Stage Fright.

Chapter 12: Body Language: What’s Out, What’s In,and What’s International.

Chapter 13: Handling Questions.

Chapter 14: Handling the Audience.

Part V: Common Speaking Situations.

Chapter 15: Speaking to the City Council and School Board.

Chapter 16: Small Talk: Impromptu Speaking and Introducing OtherSpeakers.

Chapter 17: Panels and Roundtables.

Chapter 18: Debates.

Chapter 19: International Speaking.

Chapter 20: Virtual Meetings: Phone, Video, and Web.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Types of Humor That Anyone Can Use.

Chapter 22: Ten Things to Check Before You Speak.

Index.

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