9780205318087

Mastering Public Speaking

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205318087

  • ISBN10:

    0205318088

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/1/2000
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

Offering an ideal balance of theory and skills, this book provides a solid grounding in the how's and why's of public speaking, placing particular emphasis on critiquing, ethics, and critical thinking. Written in a casual, lively style and clearly organized, this edition of Mastering Public Speaking builds on its previous success. The fourth edition retains its popular and distinctive emphasis on the ethical contract between speaker and listener and on the value of critiquing speeches to improve your own skills. Learn how to think critically as you choose speech topics, conduct research, organize content, select language, manage nervousness, and deliver speeches. For anyone interested in Public Speaking.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Public Speaking
2(20)
The Ethics of Public Speaking
22(20)
Speaking Confidently
42(24)
Responding to Speeches
66(26)
Analyzing Your Audience
92(28)
Selecting Your Speech Topic
120(22)
Researching Your Topic
142(32)
Supporting Your Speech
174(24)
Organizing the Body of Your Speech
198(20)
Introducing and Concluding Your Speech
218(22)
Outlining Your Speech
240(22)
Wording Your Speech
262(26)
Delivering Your Speech
288(24)
Using Presentational Aids
312(24)
Speaking to Inform
336(24)
The Strategy of Persuasion
360(24)
The Structure of Persuasion
384(32)
Speaking on Special Occasions
416(20)
Speaking in and as a Small Group
436(21)
Appendix A A Classroom Speech and Speaker's Journal 457(7)
Appendix B Sample Speeches 464

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