9780534575472

Essentials of Public Speaking (with InfoTrac and CD-ROM)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534575472

  • ISBN10:

    0534575471

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/15/2002
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

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

Part I
FOUNDATIONS
1. Public Speaking, Ethics, and You
2. Getting Started: Your First Speech
3. Building Speaker Confidence
4. Listening: What Speakers Should Know
Part II
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
Part III
PRESENTING YOUR SPEECH
10. Preparing Effective Visual Aids
11. Delivering Your Message
12. Perfecting Language Style
Part IV
TYPES OF SPEECHES
13. Informative Speaking
14. Persuasive Speaking
15. Methods of Persuasion
Endnotes
Glossary
Index

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