9780205338009

The Essential Elements of Public Speaking

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205338009

  • ISBN10:

    0205338003

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2003
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

This brief, skills-focused, and highly interactive presentation of public speaking emphasizes the newest research methods and critical listening and thinking. The Essential Elements of Public Speaking is a concise exploration of the ins and outs of public speaking. Emphasizing many of the same aspects that made DeVito's The Elements of Public Speaking so popular, the new The Essential Elements of Public Speaking makes a clear link between theory and practice and offers an unparalleled interactive componentall in only twelve chapters.

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents v
Specialized Contents x
Welcome to the Essential Elements of Public Speaking xiii
Introducing Public Speaking
1(27)
Listening and Criticism
28(22)
Selecting Your Topic, Purpose, and Thesis
50(22)
Using Supporting Materials and Visual Aids
72(28)
Analyzing and Adapting to Your Audience
100(23)
Organizing Your Speech
123(36)
Wording Your Speech
159(24)
Delivering Your Speech
183(21)
Informing Your Audience
204(19)
Persuading Your Audience
223(30)
Developing Special Occasion Speeches
253(21)
Speaking in Small Groups
274(19)
References 293(2)
Index 295

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