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Outstanding March 19, 2011
Definitely the one if you want to learn to be a better public speaker. This textbook is a good way to show people how to give a speech and not be intimidated. I'm very pleased with this purchase. Almost brand new condition. Minimal signs of wear. No markings or high lighting inside. Arrived very quickly. Shipped the next day.
Public Speaking Handbook: stars based on 1 user reviews.
Adapted from the authors'top-selling public speaking book,Public Speaking Handbookprovides a unique, audience-centered approach in a reader-friendly reference format, allowing quick and easy access to key information. Public Speaking Handbookbrings theory and practice together in an understandable and applicable manner. Its distinctive and popular audience-centered approach emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point in preparing and delivering a speech. This public speaking model serves as a foundation as the book guides readers through the step-by-step process of public speaking, focusing their attention on the importance and dynamics of diverse audiences.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Public Speaking|
|Why Study Public Speaking?|
|Public Speaking and Conversation|
|The Communication Process|
|The Rich Heritage of Public Speaking|
|Public Speaking and Diversity|
|Speaking with Confidence|
|Understand Your Nervousness|
|Build Your Confidence|
|Previewing the Audience-Centered Speechmaking Process|
|An Audience-Centered Speechmaking Model|
|Consider Your Audience|
|Select and Narrow Your Topic|
|Determine Your Purpose|
|Develop Your Central Idea|
|Generate the Main Ideas|
|Gather Supporting Material|
|Organize Your Speech|
|Rehearse Your Speech|
|Deliver Your Speech|
|Speaking Freely and Ethically|
|Listening to Speeches|
|Barriers to Effective Listening|
|How to Become a Better Listener|
|Improving Your Note-Taking Skills|
|Listening and Critical Thinking|
|Analyzing and Evaluating Speeches|
|Analyzing Your Audience|
|Becoming an Audience-Centered Speaker &nb|
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