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CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE SPEAKER'S COMPACT HANDBOOK, Second Edition, is a concise reference for the introductory public speaking course. An excellent value and useful to students in any major, this brief handbook features examples, photographs, activities, and other learning tools students can use on their journey to becoming effective public speakers. The spiral-bound format and flexible standalone chapters allow students to access the topics they need to create great speeches easily, while Key Points and Checklists help them stay on track. Online interactive tools like Speech Builder Express 3.0 and InfoTracr College Edition help students further develop their public speaking skills for class--and well beyond.
Table of Contents
|Approaching Public Speaking|
|Overcoming Fear of Speaking|
|Tailoring your Speech to its Context|
|Analyzing Speech Contexts|
|Civic and Political Context|
|Social and Ceremonial Context|
|Planning Your Speech|
|Managing Your Preparation Time|
|Topic Selection and Analysis|
|Analyzing Your Audience|
|Finding and Using Resources|
|Having a Research Strategy|
|Finding Print, Internet, and Other Electronic Materials|
|Interviewing People About Your Topic|
|Identifying and Recording Evidence|
|Organizing Your Ideas and Information|
|Exploring Your Ideas and Potential Points|
|Choosing Points That Work|
|Building Sound Arguments|
|Getting your ideas Across|
|Developing Informative Strategies|
|Developing Persuasive Strategies|
|Presenting Your Reasonings|
|Using Motivational Appeals|
|Designing Presentation Aids|
|Crafting your Speech|
|Selecting Your Mode of Delivery|
|Using Language Effectively|
|Capturing Attention and Interest|
|Creating Effective Introductions and Conclusions|
|Linking Speech Components|
|Practicing Your Speech|
|Presenting your Speech|
|Achieving Effective Vocal Delivery|
|Achieving Effective Physical Delivery|
|Using Your Presentation Aids|
|Annotated Sample Outline and Speech|
|Common Pronunciation Errors and Common Usage Errors|
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