9780072315691

Art of Public Speaking, PowerWeb and Topic Finder

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072315691

  • ISBN10:

    0072315695

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/1/2000
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill College Div
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Summary

The leading text in public speaking, The Art of Public Speaking is successful because it works well for both students and instructors. Instructors rely on its careful explanations, its reinforcing examples, and its attention to the basics that help their tentative students become competent speakers. Instructors have also come to rely on the most comprehensive package of support materials available with any text on public speaking. For students, the book brings the art of public speaking to life by providing a steady stream of vivid and illustrative examples and by patiently teaching the theory and practice of rhetoric by well-chosen examples.

Table of Contents

Part I Speaking and Listening
Speaking in Public
1(32)
Ethics and Public Speaking
33(22)
Listening
55(18)
Part II Speech Preparation: Getting Started
Selecting a Topic and Purpose
73(24)
Analyzing the Audience
97(26)
Gathering Materials
123(40)
Supporting Your Ideas
163(28)
Part III Speech Preparation: Organizing and Outlining
Organizing the Body of the Speech
191(22)
Beginning and Ending the Speech
213(24)
Outlining the Speech
237(18)
Part IV Presenting the Speech
Using Language
255(28)
Delivery
283(30)
Using Visual Aids
313(26)
Part V Varieties of Public Speaking
Speaking to Inform
339(28)
Speaking to Persuade
367(32)
Methods of Persuasion
399(36)
Speaking on Special Occasions
435(18)
Speaking in Small Groups
453
Appendix A Giving Your First Speech A1
Appendix B Speeches for Analysis and Discussion B1

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