9780495566649

Cengage Advantage Books: Public Speaking Concepts and Skills for a Diverse Society

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495566649

  • ISBN10:

    0495566640

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/3/2009
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Critically acclaimed since its first edition, PUBLIC SPEAKING: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS FOR A DIVERSE SOCIETY helps students become effective speakers and listeners in our multicultural society. Jaffe demonstrates the often overlooked connection between diversity and public speaking with fascinating yet practical concepts, such as the canons of rhetoric, diverse listening styles, civility and speechmaking, and the culture of narrative and nontraditional speech organization patterns. She also presents the essentials in public speaking theories, applications, and critical thinking through expanded coverage of basic public speaking skills, rhetorical foundations, and technology. PUBLIC SPEAKING: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS FOR A DIVERSE SOCIETY, Sixth Edition, gives students the tools they need for success in any professional field today.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Public Speaking and Culture
Giving Your First Speech: Developing Confidence
Ethics and Diversity
Effective Listening
Selecting Your Topic and Purpose
Audience Analysis
Researching Your Speech in an Electronic Culture
Choosing Supporting Materials
Organizing Your Speech
Completing Your Speech
Outlining Your Speech
Choosing Effective Language
Visual Aids: From Chalkboard to Computer
Delivering Your Speech
Telling Narratives
Informative Speaking
Persuasive Speaking
Persuasive Reasoning Methods
Speaking in Small Groups
Speaking on Special Occasions
Sample Speeches
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