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For courses in Public Speaking
An audience-centered approach to public speaking in a student-friendly reference format
Public Speaking Handbook, Fifth Edition emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point in the speech-making process. Using a student-friendly reference format that facilitates quick and easy access to key information, authors Steven and Susan Beebe present a balance of theory and practice to guide students on how to enhance their public speaking skills. By focusing student attention on the dynamics of diverse audiences, ethics, and communication apprehension, Public Speaking Handbook bridges the gap between the classroom and the real world.
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Public Speaking
2. Speaking with Confidence
3. Presenting Your First Speech
4. Speaking Freely and Ethically
PART II: ANALYZING AN AUDIENCE
5. Listening to Speeches
6. Analyzing Your Audience
PART III: PREPARING A SPEECH
7. Developing Your Speech
8. Gathering and Using Supporting Material
PART IV: CRAFTING A SPEECH
9. Organizing and Outlining Your Speech
10. Introducing Your Speech
11. Concluding Your Speech
12. Using Words Well: Speaker Language and Style
PART V: DELIVERING A SPEECH
13. Delivering Your Speech
14. Designing and Using Presentation Aids
PART VI: TYPES OF SPEECHES
15. Speaking to Inform
16. Understanding Principles of Persuasive Speaking
17. Using Persuasive Strategies
18. Speaking for Special Occasions and Purposes
PART VII: APPENDIXES
A. Speaking in Small Groups
B. Speeches for Analysis and Discussion