9780495006572

Cengage Advantage Books: Building a Speech

  • ISBN 13:

    9780495006572

  • ISBN 10:

    0495006572

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/09/2006
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Preface. Unit One: SURVEYING THE LANDSCAPE. 1. Introducing the Study of Public Speaking. 2. Building Your First Speech. 3. Analyzing Your Audience. 4. Improving Your Listening Skills. 5. Understanding and Reducing Your Apprehension. 6. Considering the Ethics of Public Speaking. Unit Two: PREPARING THE FOUNDATION. 7. Selecting the Topic and Purpose. 8. Conducting Research. 9. Choosing Supporting Materials. Unit Three: CREATING THE STRUCTURE. 10. Organizing the Body of the Speech. 11. Selecting the Introduction and Conclusion. Unit Four: REFINING THE APPEARANCE. 12. Using Audiovisual Aids. 13. Considering Language. 14. Developing the Delivery. Unit Five: CONSIDERING DIFFERENT TYPES OF STRUCTURES. 15. Speaking to Inform. 16. Speaking to Persuade. 17. Speaking to Persuade: Motivating Audiences. 18. Speaking for Special Occasions. 19. Speaking in Groups.

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