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In this affordable Thomson Advantage Books version of ESSENTIALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING (WITH SPEECHBUILDER EXPRESS AND INFOTRAC) you'll learn the essential skills and theories you need to become an effective public speaker. Practical advice on the speechmaking process and information on using the Internet for speech preparation and delivery, this speech textbook will help you succeed. Included with your purchase are access to InfoTrac College Edition, an onlin university library, and SpeechBuilder Express, an online outlining program that helps you step-by-step through the outlining process.
Table of Contents
|1. Public Speaking, Ethics, and You|
|2. Getting Started: Your First Speech|
|3. Building Speaker Confidence|
|4. Listening: What Speakers Should Know|
|PREPARING YOUR SPEECH|
|5. Analyzing Your Audience|
|6. Selecting and Researching Your Topic|
|7. Supporting Your Ideas|
|8. Organizing Your Speech: Introduction, Body, and Conclusion|
|9. Outlines, Storyboards, and Speaking Notes|
|PRESENTING YOUR SPEECH|
|10. Preparing Effective Visual Aids|
|11. Delivering Your Message|
|12. Perfecting Language Style|
|TYPES OF SPEECHES|
|13. Informative Speaking|
|14. Persuasive Speaking|
|15. Methods of Persuasion|