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Summary

Debuting in its first edition DK Guide to Public Speakingis an easy-to-navigate resource with dynamic visuals, current examples, and concise instruction that equips students with the tools and confidence to be effective speakers. The book's stunning visual presentation engages students on a whole new level and provides them with easy-to-find answers and extensive examples that nearly leap off the page. Concepts and theory come to life through visual examples, checklists, tables and graphics that allow students to better understand concepts and make connections at a glance. 0205161049 / 9780205161041 DK Guide to Public Speaking & MySpeechLab with Pearson eText Package Package consists of 0205673090 / 9780205673094 MySpeechLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access 0205750117 / 9780205750115 DK Guide to Public Speaking

Table of Contents

TAB 1: STARTING

 

Overview of Public Speaking

How Will Public Speaking Help You?

How Can You Be a Successful Public Speaker?

How Can You Overcome a Fear of Public Speaking?

How Can You Be an Ethical Public Speaker?

When Will You Use the Skills Offered in this Book?

What Is the Process of Communicating?

What Is the Creative Process for Public Speaking?

Using the Steps in This Book

 

Chapter 1–Getting to Know Your Audience and Situation

Why Do You Need to Know Your Audience?

What Do You Need to Know About Your Audience?

What Specific Traits Do You Need to Investigate?

Why Do You Need to Know the Speaking Situation?

What Do You Need to Know About the Speaking Situation?

How Do You Locate Audience and Situation Information?

How Can You Adapt to Your Audience During the Speech?

Chang’s Speech

 

Chapter 2–Selecting Your Topic and Purpose

How Do You Select a Topic?

How Do You Narrow Your Topic?

How Do You Create a Central Idea?

How Do You Construct a Working Outline?

Maria’s Speech

 

TAB 2: RESEARCHING

 

Chapter 3–Locating Support Materials

What Does the Internet Have to Offer You?

How Can You Use the Internet to Access Libraries?

What Does the Library Have to Offer You?

What Can You Find Both on the Internet and in Libraries?

How Can You Gather Support Materials in an Interview?

How Can You Gather Support Materials with a Survey?

How Do You Take Good Research Notes?

Desmond’s Speech (part one)

 

Chapter 4–Selecting and Testing Support Materials

What Types of Support Materials Can You Use in Your Speech?

How Do You Determine What Types of Sources and Support Materials to Use?

What Do You Evaluate in Your Support Materials?

How Do You Use Support Materials Effectively?

How Do You Cite Sources Orally?

Desmond’s Speech (part two)

 

TAB 3: CREATING

 

Chapter 5–Outlining Your Speech

Why Do You Need an Outline?

What Are the Parts of an Outline?

How Can You Create an Effective Outline?

What Are the Different Types of Outlines?

What Can You Use to Link Your Speech Parts Together?

How Do You Cite Sources in Your Outline?

How Do You Create a Source Page?

Sophia’s Speech

 

Chapter 6–Organizing the Speech Body

What Organizational Strategies Can You Use in Your Speech?

How Do You Select the Best Strategy?

How Do You Make a Speech Out of a Strategy?

Pedro’s Speech

 

Chapter 7–Introducing and Concluding Your Speech

What Should Your Introduction Do?

What Are Effective Attention-Getters?

How Do You Organize an Introduction?

What Should Your Conclusion Do?

What Can You Use as a “WOW” Statement?

How Do You Organize a Conclusion?

Lacey’s Speech

 

TAB 4: Presenting

 

Chapter 8–Using Language Successfully

What Makes Language So Important?

How Can You Use Language Effectively?

How Can You Boost Your Distinctiveness?

Lewis’s Speech

 

Chapter 9–Delivering Your Speech

What Are the Elements of Vocal Delivery?

What Are the Elements of Physical Delivery?

What Are the Methods of Delivery?

How Do You Rehearse an Extemporaneous Speech?

How Should You Prepare for the Day of the Speech?

Harriet’s Speech

 

Chapter 10–Using Presentation Aids

What Can Presentation Aids Do for Your Speech?

What Are the Types of Presentation Aids?

How Do You Determine What Presentation Aids You Need to Use?

What Are Common Methods for Displaying Aids?

How Do You Craft an Effective Aid?

How Can You Use Presentation Software?

How Do You Use a Presentation Aid Successfully?

Atticus’s Speech

 

TAB 5: LISTENING AND EVALUATING

 

Chapter 11–Listening

Why Is Listening an Important Skill?

What Is the Process of Listening?

What Are the Types of Listening?

What Can Prevent Effective Listening?

How Can You Help Your Audience Listen More Effectively?

As an Audience Member, How Can You Listen More Effectively?

Elizabeth’s Speech

 

Chapter 12–Evaluating Speeches

Why Is Evaluation Important to a Speech?

How Might Evaluations Be Conducted?

What Should You Consider When Evaluating Speeches?

Who Evaluates Your Speech?

Kyle’s Speech

 

TAB 6: SPEAKING TO INFORM

 

Chapter 13–The Informative Speech

What Is the Creative Process for Informative Speaking?

What Is Informative Speaking?

How Do You Choose a Focused Informative Topic?

How Do You Conduct Research?

How Do You Construct the Informative Outline?

How Do You Organize the Body of an Informative Speech?

What Should You Include in the Introduction and Conclusion?

What Should You Consider When Preparing to Present Your Speech?

How Should You and Others Evaluate an Informative Speech?

Laura’s Speech

 

TAB 7: SPEAKING TO PERSUADE

 

Chapter 14–Tools for Persuading

What Is Persuasive Speaking?

What Should a Persuasive Speech Do?

What Are the Traditional Appeals Used to Persuade?

What Are the Modern Appeals Used to Persuade?

What Are the Parts of an Argument?

What Are the Different Types of Arguments?

What Are Faulty Arguments?

Shimin’s Speech (part one)

 

Chapter 15–The Persuasive Speech

What Is the Creative Process for Persuasive Speaking?

How Do You Choose a Focused Persuasive Topic?

How Do You Conduct Research?

How Do You Construct the Persuasive Outline?

How Do You Organize the Body of a Persuasive Speech?

What Should You Include in the Introduction and Conclusion?

What Should You Consider When Preparing to Present Your Speech?

How Should You and Others Evaluate a Persuasive Speech?

Shimin’s Speech (part two)

 

 

TAB 8: SPEAKING ON SPECIAL OCCASIONS

 

Chapter 16–Speeches for Special Events

What Is the Creative Process for Special Occasion Speaking?

What Are Special Occasion Speeches?

How Do You Write a Special Occasion Speech?

What Are the Types of Special Occasion Speeches?

Jeremy’s Speech

 

TAB 9: SPEAKING IN PROFESSIONAL AND GROUP SETTINGS

                                

Chapter 17–On-the-Job Speaking

How Will Public Speaking Help You in Your Profession?

How Do You Create a Business Presentation?

How Do You Effectively Communicate in a Meeting?

How Do You Effectively Communicate in an Interview?

How Do You Effectively Communicate in a Review?

Dylece’s Interview

 

Chapter 18–Speaking in Small Groups

What Is a Small Group?

What Roles Can You Play in a Small Group?

How Do Groups Make Decisions or Solve Problems?

How Do Groups Present Their Findings?

Ramon’s Group

 



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