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Speech Communication Made Simple 2 (with Audio CD)

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780132861694

ISBN10:
0132861690
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/3/2013
Publisher(s):
Pearson Education ESL

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Summary

The only two-level series that prepares students for success in both presentations and academic discussions, Speech Communication Made Simpletakes an interactive, accessible approach to building confidence as a speaker. Students learn how to present in a variety of genres, effectively use voice and props, and lead or participate in discussions. With its lighthearted and engaging approach, the text helps students acquire speech communication and listening skills that they can apply immediately and throughout their lives. Features: Varied speech genres that range from personal story to persuasive. Broad array of projects including interviews and group discussions. Scaffolded approach that includes directed discussion of a model presentation; skill-building exercises for selecting a topic, organizing information, and more; practicing aloud; and finally, delivering a speech. Pronunciation Practicethat focuses on American English pronunciation patterns that are difficult for most non-native speakers of English. Playing with Sayingssection that presents idiomatic sayings in popular use and related activities to help students understand and use them to enhance their spoken communication. Useful language boxes that illustrate effective ways to begin speeches or participate in discussion. CD-ROM with MP3audio that includes sample speeches and all pronunciation activities Teacher's manual (available separately athttp://pearsoneltusa.com/speechcom) with teaching suggestions, answer keys, and quizzes.

Table of Contents

Scope and Sequence

Preface: To the Teacher

About the Authors

Introduction: To the Student

 

CHAPTER 1: DEVELOPING SELF-CONFIDENCE

I. How to Control Presentation Anxiety

II. Presentation Preview

III. Pronunciation Practice: Final Consonants

IV. Playing with Sayings: Saying with Final Consonant

V. Presentation Project: A speech about yourself

    Method A: Picture Story

    Method B: The “Old Bag” speech

 

CHAPTER 2: DELIVERING YOUR MESSAGE

I. Using Body Language

II. Using Your Voice Effectively

III. Different Modes of Speech Delivery

IV. Effective Use of Notes

V. Presentation Preview

VI. Pronunciation Practice: —ed Endings

VII. Playing with Sayings: Sayings with —ed Endings

VIII. Presentation Project: An Exceptional Experience

 

CHAPTER 3: PUTTING YOUR SPEECH TOGETHER

I. Preparing the Speech

II. Purpose of Outlines

III. Outlining Supporting Points

IV. Presentation Preview

V. Pronunciation Practice: Contractions

VI. Playing with Sayings: Sayings with Contractions

VII. Presentation Project: A Point of View

 

CHAPTER 4: POWERFUL PRESENTATION AIDS

I. Guidelines for Using Presentation Aids

II. Types of Presentation Aids

III. Presentation Preview

IV. Pronunciation Practice: —s as [s], [z], and [əz]

V. Playing with Sayings: Sayings with —s Endings

VI. Presentation Project: A Speech with Presentation Aids

 

CHAPTER 5: SPEAKING TO INFORM

I. Preparing for the Informative Speech

    Analyzing Your Audience

    Choosing Your Topic

    Narrowing Your Topic

    Gathering Information

    Preparing Presentation Aids

    Organizing Your Speech

II. Presentation Preview

III. Pronunciation Practice: Phrasing and Pausing

IV. Playing with Sayings: Sayings with Pauses

V. Presentation Project: A speech to Inform

 

CHAPTER 6: UNDERSTANDING INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

I. Perceptions and Interpersonal Communication

II. Avoiding Miscommunications

III. Interpersonal Communication Styles

IV. Interpersonal Communication during a Job Interview

V. Presentation Preview

VI. Pronunciation Practice: Intonation in Sentences with Two or More Word Clusters

VII. Playing with Sayings: Sayings with Two-Word Clusters

VIII. Presentation Project: Job-Interview Role Play

 

CHAPTER 7: LISTEN TO LEARN

I. Listening Self-Evaluation

II. Bad Listening Habits and Their Cures

III. Listening Skills

    Listening for Main

    Ideas and Details

    Distinguishing between Facts, Opinions, and Inferences

    Evaluating What You Hear

    Following Oral Directions

IV. Presentation Preview

V. Pronunciation Practice: Linking

VI. Playing with Sayings: Sayings with Linking

VII. Presentation Project: Impromptu Speech

 

CHAPTER 8: PROBLEM-SOLVING GROUP DISCUSSIONS

I. Brainstorming

II. Identifying Topics for a Problem-Solving Discussion

III. Path to Successful Problem-Solving for Group Discussions

IV. Path to Being an Effective Group Leader

V. Path to Being a Responsible Group Member

VI. Presentation Preview

VII. Pronunciation Practice: Stress within Words

VIII. Playing with Sayings: Sayings with Multisyllabic Words

IX. Presentation Project: Problem-Solving Group Discussion

 

CHAPTER 9: SPEAKING TO PERSUADE

I. Preparing for the Persuasive Speech

    Choosing Your Topic

    Determining Your Specific Purpose

    Analyzing Your Audience

    Gathering Information

    Preparing Presentation Aids

    Organizing Your Speech

II. Presentation Preview

III. Pronunciation Practice: Stress within the Sentence

IV. Playing with Sayings: Sayings with Contrastive Stress

V. Presentation Project: A Speech to Persuade

 

CHAPTER 10: DARE TO DEBATE

I. Propositions

II. Organization of a Debate

III. Constructive Speeches

IV. Cross-Examination

V. Rebuttal Speeches

VI. Taking Notes during a Debate

VII. Presentation Preview

VIII. Pronunciation Practice: [l] and [r]

IX. Playing with Sayings: Sayings with [l] and [r]

X. Presentation Project: Debate a Proposition



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