The Audience, the Message, the Speaker

The Audience, the Message, the Speaker

by John Hasling

Hardcover(2d ed)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070269903
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 01/01/1976
Series: Mcgraw-Hill Series in Speech
Edition description: 2d ed
Pages: 125

About the Author

John Hasling is Professor Emeritus at Foothills College where he taught courses in public address, group discussion, interpersonal communication and radio broadcasting. He recently published a collection of children’s stories and frequently gives lectures on the importance of reading out loud to children.

Table of Contents

PART I The Audience

Chapter 1: Communication Begins with an Audience

Chapter 2: Preparing to Meet the Audience


Chapter 3: Finding Common Ground

Chapter 4: Listening and Reacting



PART II The Message


Chapter 5: The Topic, Purpose, and Content of the Speech

Chapter 6: Organizing and Outlining

Chapter 7: The Speech to Inform

Chapter 8: Thinking and Reasoning

Chapter 9: The Speech to Persuade

PART III The Speaker

Chapter 10: The Speaker’s Frame of Mind

Chapter 11: Delivering the Message

Chapter 12: The Power of Visuals

Chapter 13: Meeting Ethical Standards

Appendix:Speaking Opportunities

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