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