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Cengage Advantage Books: Essentials of Public Speaking,9780495901136

Cengage Advantage Books: Essentials of Public Speaking



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Packed with sample speeches illustrating what to do?as well as plenty of examples detailing what not to do?this value-priced public speaking text equips you with the essential skills and theories needed to become an effective public speaker. ESSENTIALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING delivers abundant practical advice and also offers intriguing discussions on the role of ethics in public speaking as well as up-to-date coverage on effectively using technology in speech development and delivery. A strong emphasis on visual aids includes an insightful, four-color insert detailing how to get the most from your presentation materials. With ESSENTIALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING, 4e you also have the option of including a wealth of learning resources like Speech Builder Express 3.0 speech-outlining software, InfoTrac? College Edition, sample outlines, and more. It is an invaluable resource?at a value price.

Table of Contents

Quick Start Guide to Public Speaking
Public Speaking, Ethics, and You
Building Speaker Confidence
Listening: What Speakers and Listeners Should Know
Preparing Your Speech
Analyzing Your Audience
Selecting, Outlining, and Researching Your Topic
Supporting Your Ideas
Organizing a Successful Speech
Presenting Your Speech
Delivering Your Message
Perfecting Language Style
Preparing Effective Visual Aids
Types of Speeches
Informative Speaking
Persuasive Speaking: Individual or Team
Persuasive Methods and Theories
Special Occasional Speaking
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