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The Natural Speakeris a concise, practical, inexpensive, student-friendly guide to public speaking that explores the basic skills necessary to present a natural, effective, and rewarding speech to any audience.By providing a basic knowledge of speech construction, practice, and delivery, this book is designed to enhance and improve students'natural speaking strengths. Featuring a warm, simple, and humorous writing style,The Natural Speakerpresents the fundamental concepts and skills required for effective speaking.
Table of Contents
|Communicating with Others|
|What is communication?|
|The components of communication|
|The principles of communication|
|Attitude is more important than aptitude|
|Communication skills for your life|
|Giving Yourself Permission|
|The only way we grow|
|Giving yourself permission to make mistakes|
|A permission list for speakers|
|Giving yourself permission to overcome your fear of speaking|
|Why are you so nervous?|
|Public speaking is different from conversation|
|Some encouraging words about stage fright|
|Will I ever get rid of these butterflies?|
|Adventure and growth, not safety|
|Giving Your First Speech|
|Your first speech|
|Three principles for public speaking|
|Four speaking methods|
|Your speech organization|
|Being an Ethical Speaker|
|Helpful hints for your first speech|
|Selecting Your Topic|
|It's your choice|
|Brainstorming possible topics|
|Determining your speaking purpose|
|Determining your specific purpose|
|Selecting your main points|
|Analyzing your audience|
|Gathering Audience Information|
|Speech preparation questionnaire|
|Gathering Your Material|
|What to look for|
|Where to look for speech information|
|How to record your speech information|
|The evidence three-step|
|Organizing Your Speech|
|Constructing your speech outline|
|Sample Key Word Outline|
|Delivering Your Speech|
|Characteristics of good delivery|
|Elements of good delivery|
|Your delivery between speeches|
|Listening to others speak|
|Viewing your speech|
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